What does a symphony sound like in a composer's head? I am going to show you.
It's been an intense last couple of months and your patience is always appreciated. I've been at work with mountains of material to distill to the final movements... Read more
More To Come!
Greetings! I know it has been a while since our last update but I'm working to deliver a surprise in November. What is it? You'll see...
From 31,000 feet
Today, I am happy to announce that the Symphony will be recorded in November. In the last several months I have traveled the world to survey places of... Read more
Pre-production at Capitol this evening
Earlier today I produced some percussion and tonight I am working on the small ensemble tests to "sweeten" existing virtual orchestra parts. This has some bearing as it gives me... Read more
Northerner sketch and excerpt - "The Creation of Ask and Embla"
In Norse mythology, Ask and Embla, the first man and woman on earth, were created by the gods Hœnir, Lóðurr and Odin. They are described in stanza 17 of the... Read more
More travels to the North (Canada)
Thanks for your patience everyone! In my absence here, I've been traveling and I would like to share with you what I have seen and where I have been. As... Read more
The Virtual Horn and Breath Controller
One of the challenging aspects of working with high-tech virtual instruments is in finding a way to make these software-based emulations of real instruments sound as musically expressive as their... Read more
For some time we've been receiving inquiries as to where I am planning to record. As this is a work-in-progress composition, the demands of the piece are evolving. So, where... Read more
Now onto the text for Movement 8
I'm very sorry it has been a long time since the last update. However, please know silence does not mean stillness. I've doubled my efforts in the last several months... Read more
Four Movements - Up To Twelve
This was a very difficult decision in the process of writing this symphony, but I’ve decided to go from four movements to (possibly) up to twelve. So your CDs could... Read more
áðr gangi fram,
um skoðask skyli,
um skyggnast skyli,
því at óvíst er at vita,
hvar óvinir sitja á fleti fyrir.
Gestr er... Read more
Facebook Post (April 2014)
Easter Weekend = more Northerner work. I am doing some very delicate voicing that requires a sort of transparent motion in the strings. I really want the work to sound... Read more
Malukah recording for The Northerner tomorrow!
Tomorrow, Malukah is in the studio and is recording for The Northerner. We are recording what are called "vocal pre-lays" that will be what the orchestra tunes to for the... Read more
Notation of the Symphony
The notation of the symphony is finished. This is the most solitary (and intimidating) aspect of making a symphony. Now I will begin the process of synthesizer mock-ups... Read more
Happy New Year!
To my wonderful and loyal Northerners, I am at my studio as I type this. I am working on virtual instrument programming today for The Northerner and one thing I... Read more
Greetings Northerners - the latest is that I am pleased with quality of my progress on Symphony 1, but I have had to carefully weigh a decision for the last several... Read more
All four movements are now mostly in place. How does it sound? The work is like an echo from another era. And as is an echo, it is smooth, with... Read more
To All Northerner Backers-
Please know that the survey that was sent out was in no way a requirement for fulfillment and for those that felt put out by it.....we... Read more
As the Symphony Progresses.....
First movement is complete. Something I have been living with for 18 years now exists.
- Jeremy Soule
"Capturing the dragon: the music of Jeremy Soule"
As the campaign closes in just over an hour, we thought you might enjoy this interview with Jeremy from Eurogamer.
"Capturing the dragon: the music of Jeremy Soule"... Read more
Nerdy Show Interview (2 -parts)
Check out the 2-part Interview of Jeremy Soule on the Nerdy Show.
Max Steiner Agency
"The Northerner" is the perfect Holiday gift for 2013!
Have you ever been given the gift of a Symphony? As you think of the right holiday item for someone special, consider backing this campaign so that... Read more
The controversy of Jeremy Soule at #5 in the UK
Classic FM, a national radio station in the UK, has just interviewed Jeremy about his stunning appearance, as chosen by the voting public, at #5 on the 2013... Read more
Interview with Minnesota Public Radio
Here's an interview as conducted by Emily Reese of MPR.
All the best,
The Max Steiner Agency
More history being made! The UK votes Jeremy into the Top Five Classical "Hall of Fame"
Classic FM is the UK's leading Classical radio station. And on a yearly basis, they have compiled a "Hall of Fame" list as voted by the public. The... Read more
Just 12 days left, own a piece of music history today!
Thank you so much for your kindness and involvement with the launch of this symphony! As many of you are collectors, we would like to remind everyone that... Read more
Thanks Northerners! You've made the news on national radio!!
We've just confirmed that NPR (in the States) and Classic FM (in England) will be conducting interviews with Jeremy Soule about The Northerner and the amazing outpouring of... Read more
No shipping charge at the Reward #3 level?
That's correct! At Reward #3 which is $100 or greater, there is no shipping charge for international backers. And of course, all domestic shipments don't incur any shipping... Read more
Let's go North!
Today, if you can think of one person who might want to join us in this journey by supporting the Northerner, please tell this person to visit our... Read more
New tier announced: 3 for $33!
A quick (but important) update! After hearing from so many of you, we’ve decided to introduce a new tier between the $15 and $50 levels, with an offering... Read more
The human connection, space and creativity...
People have often asked me what it is like to compose music. And what I'm about to write isn't an academic essay, but rather a stream of consciousness... Read more
Clarification re: Skywalker Sound
Just a quick note with regards to Wednesday’s update re: Skywalker Sound. Unfortunately our presentation may have lead you to believe that Skywalker Sound is a definite thing.... Read more
May the Northerner be with you! New tiers & stretch goal revealed!
Two words: Skywalker Ranch!
As the campaign progresses to fund from what I can tell will be the world's first "kickstarted" Symphony, I really feel this is truly... Read more
Greetings Northerners!! It's Jeremy with a project update. :)
This is simply incredible. A huge, heartfelt thanks to all of you that have contributed thus far.We reached our initial goal of 10k within the first 24... Read more