White Squall – First Theme Sketches
White Squall Demos
Here are some of the sketches that eventually lead to my first main theme for White Squall.
The first sketch has only a small resemblance to the final melody. It’s a bit too florid and “Hollywood.”
Even before playing anything for the director, I dropped most of the above ideas and moved onto something new. Going for a simpler approach, I did this sketch:
And here’s a cue from the film using the final melody: