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Richard Altenbach

Richard Altenbach


Richard Altenbach composes for film, video games and the concert stage. Some of Richard's live concert premiers include "Poe-etic Reflexions" (violin, cello & piano), "Winter for Ivan" (cello, piano & orchestra), "Scarecrow" (violin & piano), "Bidwells Path" (orchestra), "The One Armed Man" (harpsichord), "Phantasy on 3 Ancient Christmas Carols" (violin alone), "Out of the Carpathian Mists" 7 Romanian Folk Tunes (violin, viola & cello), arrangements of several Bach works (string duos and quarte...show more Richard Altenbach composes for film, video games and the concert stage. Some of Richard's live concert premiers include "Poe-etic Reflexions" (violin, cello & piano), "Winter for Ivan" (cello, piano & orchestra), "Scarecrow" (violin & piano), "Bidwells Path" (orchestra), "The One Armed Man" (harpsichord), "Phantasy on 3 Ancient Christmas Carols" (violin alone), "Out of the Carpathian Mists" 7 Romanian Folk Tunes (violin, viola & cello), arrangements of several Bach works (string duos and quartets), and "If" (piano, oboe / English horn, French horn, violin, cello & narrator). "The Jester's Waltz" for solo piano won a prize in the international Opus Dissonus Composition Competition.

Commercial Music Credits include "the Dark" (horror feature film), "Stealing Time" (South African dramatic feature film), "The Killing of Mary Surratt" (docu-drama), "Raven Crest" (webseries pilot), "Star Trek Lexington" (webseries main theme), "Galahad" (TV episodic pilot), "Bloodspear" (Dark Age, Celtic video game), theme song to a family friendly Dinosaur video game, "Paint Me in the Opera House" (award winning short film, atmospheric ghost story), "The Plan" & "Project 5" (short films) and "Cancer Man" (short film premiered at Comic Con). "Biting Personalities", a short film Richard scored won 1st Prize in the SoCal Cinema Grand Slam Competition in Hollywood and screened at SUNDANCE. Richard was also chosen among 12 composers worldwide to participate in the prestigious ASCAP Film Composers Workshop, composing, arranging, conducting and recording with the Hollywood Studio Orchestra at 20th C. Fox. He has composed string arrangements for Natasha Bedingfield.

Richard teaches composition, notation and violin, and offers his two seminars entitled "A Century of Music in Film" and "Home Studio Recording on a Budget".

As an active Hollywood recording musician and A-List violinist, Richard has participated in over 1000 film scores with such composers as Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman (Principal 2nd Violin) and John Williams. He is featured in films such as "The Lion King", the "Jurassic Park" movies as well as the "Bourne", "Matrix", "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Toy Story" series.  show less

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Losing Love
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the Jester's Waltz
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Winter for Ivan
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Silent Night
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Losing Love
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Winter for Ivan
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The Armed Mann
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Out of the Carpathian Mists
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Scarecrow!
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Two Bach Inventions - No.4 in dm and No.8 in FM
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Two Christmas Carols
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the Jester's Waltz
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Greenleaves
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