Nieb wrote:Thanks for the replies, very motivating.Rocco wrote:It generally doesn't sound "good" when two notes that are a fourth or fifth apart move the same distance in the same direction.
Are you referring to the part in the attached clips (clip-a)? Perhaps the B can stay stationary (clip-b).
Yes, that was the part. And yes, leaving the bottom note stationary creates a much more pleasing phrase, in my opinion.
I can help with soundfonts, as can several others here I'm sure. I don't have a very extensive collection, but it is at least well-organized, and has a few decent GM banks (including Titanic, which is almost impossible to find without waiting weeks for someone to seed it through Bittorrent)
EDIT: Cancel that. It can be downloaded in 4 parts using these links:
Some other resources:
Hammersound.net is still up and running last time I checked, though many of the links are broken.
...and lots more free sources ripe for the Googling.
EDIT: I can't type a proper url tag to save my life. Should be fixed now.