UMass Amherst COMM 231 - Continued Explanation of Music in Film (2 pages)

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Continued Explanation of Music in Film

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An overview of film music, experimental music, and other examples


Lecture number:
17
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Comm 231 - Film and Television Production Concepts
Edition:
1
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COMM 231 1st Edition Lecture 17 Outline of Last Lecture Music in film and collaboration with music composers Outline of Current Lecture Movie Music Experimental Music Different examples Current Lecture Grizzly Man 2005 Werner Herzog Director Henry Kaiser Music producer Richard Thompson Composer In The Edges The Grizzly Man Session a behind the scenes look at producing music for the feature documentary about Timothy Treadwell s life and death among grizzly bears Oscar Nominated Scores in 2011 How to Train Your Dragon John Powell Inception Hans Zimmer The King s Speech Alexandre Desplat 127 Hours A R Rahman The Social Network Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross WON Experimental Music Most music that we hear in films is readily identifiable as just that music However a number of composers create experimental musical scores A Use of non traditional instruments garbage cans conk shells broken glass modified pianos John Cage B Unusual combinations of instruments and genres sitar with electric guitar Arabic vocal trills with hip hop beat Dead Man Walking Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan with Eddie Vedder Tablas and Slide Guitar mixing of South Asian and North American instruments and musicians C Composing music in a manner that breaks from the standard conventions of musical arrangement Reznor and Ross Amadeus Foreman Pay attention to how the picture and sound editing are constructed for these scenes Music obviously considering the subject matter plays an important dramatic role in this story music can be comedic like when the emperor can t play the piano develops character describing inner state realist music diegetic reading of music is non diegetic non diegetic at the hairdressers


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