Track artwork

Crusade of the Battedragons

Erik-Peter Mortensen with CD Baby on January 12, 2013 03:01

Stats for this track

This Week Total
Plays 9096
Comments 59
Favoritings 106
Downloads 1
Report copyright infringement

In 4 Groups

More tracks by Erik-Peter Mortensen

Tancredi Mourning at the Tomb of Clorinda

Love Takes A Little Time - (Male Lead)

I'll Keep Hanging on for Love

Divertimento in G-Allegro

A Place Called Earth

View all

This track is available for purchase on CD Baby here:


An excellent companion video is available for this track on Youtube!

Erik-Peter developed Crusade of the Battledragons as his final project for Orchestration I, part of several courses needed to complete his Master Certificate in Orchestration for Film and TV offered by Berklee College of Music's online extension.

He conceived this score either as a standalone work, or as a possible opening or closing credits for an action fantasy film. Using stock images and footage here, he has produced this music video as one possible realization that the score might provide.

There are three moods to the music that relate to the particular vision he had of a group of battledragons (possibly with riders) taking flight from a distant, exotic, and desolate part of a fantasy realm, perhaps an arid desert.

After traveling a while over the rugged and harsh landscape, the dragons eventually enter a lush and temperate region, filled with clear bodies of water in the midst of a very Celtic landscape with rolling hills and meadows on one side, and lush, mystical forests on the other. They eventually approach a chain of tall mountain ridges in the distance.

As the flight crosses over the tallest ridge, a mighty castle fortress can be seen towering above the peaks. As the sun begins to set, a great battle is clearly eminent, as hordes of evil forces, (legions of zombies and other undead led by sorcerers and dark dragons) begin to assault the surrounding town and push towards the castle defenders. However, various heros defending the fortress (knights, barbarians, dragon riders, centaur archers and sorcerer warriors) rise up to defend against the onslaught.

Although their struggle is great and defeat almost assured, the defenders cheer the arrival of their allies, the battledragons who have flown tirelessly from continents away to engage the evil hosts just in time and long into the night to turn the tide of victory in favor of the noble forces of good and righteousness!


Piccolo Flute
2 Flutes
2 Oboes
English Horn
4 Clarinets
2 Bassoons
3 Trumpets
4 French Horns
2 Trombones
2 Tubas
Wind Chimes
Taiko Drums
Bass Drum

Realized and produced by Mr. Mortensen for virtual orchestra with various orchestral sample libraries and digital audio tools.



59 timed comments and 0 regular comments

Add a new comment

You need to be logged in to post a comment. If you're already a member, please or sign up for a free account.

Share to

If you are using self-hosted WordPress, please use our standard embed code or install the plugin to use shortcodes.
Add a comment 0 comments at 0.00
    Click to enter a
    comment at