Aftermath
by Paul Battersby

(New video added Mar 30, 2021)
A throwback to the late 80’s this composition makes me think of a post apocalypse, the aftermath of a nuclear war or alien invasion, something like that so I called it “Aftermath”.

I composed the original, all synth based version of this in a couple of hours one evening back in the late 1980’s using my Yamaha DX7II and Korg M1. I decided to re-work this and blend some of the original synth sounds with a virtual orchestra. This is the result.

Mar 30, 2021 update: Although the original idea for the music was the aftermath of an apocalypse, that only led to dreary depressing video ideas until I came up with the idea to use the music as the background of a tour of the solar system through the view screen of a space ship. 

Paul Battersby piccolo, flute, oboe, clarinet, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, string bass, trumpet, french horn, trombone, bass trombone, tuba, percussion (all from Virtual Playing Orchestra sample library), synth (DX7IIFD), pan flute, 
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