Illumina

Quietly epic cinematic orchestral string build with electric guitar and piano. Sustained orchestral strings over hand drum percussion. Warm synth notes and tinkling piano melody bring lightness and joyful anticipation. Angelic choral vocal samples break in before a change to a harder synth section. The sunshine breaks through the clouds with electric guitar cutting through the wash of strings and choral vocals. Piano rejoins with a simple, hopeful melodic pattern. Powerful and moving, yet gentle and thoughtful, Elbow-like emotional build to suit an inspiring advert or a triumphant onscreen finale.

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Along A Wall

Melancholy solo piano. Mysterious piano waltz accompanied by oom-pah piano chords. Builds anticipation with swells in volume and tempo, Searching, suspenseful and sad, sounding slightly French, Amélie-like, in a quirky European style.

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The Secret Vein

Solo piano track. Assured piano phrases ebb and flow, swelling with tender emotion. Delicately played with moments of tension before a hopeful, pastoral movement. Atmospheric quality of vinyl. Thoughtful, romantic and passionate, perfect for a wistful onscreen drama, no words needed, a look says it all. Also perfect for compassionate advertising.

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Spiderwebs of Clouds

Melancholy, cinematic solo piano. Quick, soft piano phrases. An emotional melody enters above the undulating broken piano chords. Then a slow section of despondent block chords. Nostalgic, romantic and sad, slightly French, Amélie-style onscreen heartbreak or inner emotional turmoil.

Acoustic version available.

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Quiet White Sky

Melancholy solo piano track. Gentle piano intro with single melody notes ringing out. Ambient sounds of a revolving vinyl record. Constantly shifting chords move between hopeful brightness and melancholy darkness, some chords hinting at a threat looming ahead. Dark, anticipatory and resigned, acceptance of a scary fate, perfect film music for a melodramatic period piece or sophisticated horror film.

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Sea Scales

Reflective solo piano track. Gentle, emotional repeated piano phrases over broken piano chords. Imagine rain trickling down the windowpane outside on a grey autumn day. Nostalgic, heartfelt and introspective, soul-searching piano, perfect for a film soundtrack, think American Beauty transferred to a crisp New England landscape.

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Heavens Rage

Slow, mournful piano, cello and violin track. Long cello notes and sustained piano chords slowly shift between melancholy chords. Expressive violin solo enters with a Japanese feel, like the colourful melody of a Studio Ghibli soundtrack. Tender, poignant and romantic, perfect soundtrack to an epic American Civil War film or a wistful advert full of longing.

Piano and Cello and Piano Solo versions available.

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Waves of Harmony

Ambient synth instrumental. New age synths glisten and sparkle, slowly shifting over time. Calm, bright and peaceful, a hopeful, quietly joyful, celestial voyage – think Carl Sagan – perfect as ambient background noise for an enlightening documentary.

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SH_Chimes

Spacey drone soundscape. Electronic drone like a radiophonic sound experiment builds to include brass and orchestral instruments, suddenly situating us in outer space. Shifting chords give a note of hope and positivity, pizzicato orchestral strings tip-toe on the floating drone bed. Strings reach a minor chord, a hint of danger before a quiet resolution. Meditative, floaty and dreamy, a calm and peaceful journey through the quiet of space with hints of tension, perfect for a documentary about celestial bodies or a human drama on the big screen.

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Bad Evil

Suspenseful orchestral track. Foreboding sustained cello note intro before choppy violins join with a sense of urgency over soaring orchestral violins. Brazen brass blasts a slow salute before a tense and troubled violin shaky violin break. A dark fast-moving sea of choppy violins and clashing notes. The clouds part with a more triumphant section as the initial violin motif returns, seemingly victorious. Sombre, threatening and frightening,perfect action film music, for when the going gets tough and it looks like our heroes will suffer a crushing defeat. Instead, they hold on to power…for now.

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