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MUSIC246_AnsonOverview - MUSIC 246 Soundtracks in Film...

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MUSIC 246 – Soundtracks in Film Professor Simon Wood 1. 4 Functions of Film Music 1. Setting 2. Psychological 3. Continuity 4. Pacing 2. Evaluating a Score 1. Diegesis 1.1. Diegetic Music 1.2. Non-diegetic Music 1.3. Meta-Diegetic 2. Describing the Music 2.1. Style 2.2. Concept 2.3. Music Characteristics 2.4. Tempo/Pulse 2.5. Harmony 2.6. Orchestration 2.7. 3. Specific Approaches 3.1. Playing the Drama 3.2. Hitting the Action 3.3. Playing Through the Action 3.4. Phrasing the Drama 3.5. Playing the Psychological Subtext 3. Technical Details 1. Pre-production 2. Production 3. Post-production 3.1. Hiring 3.2. Scripts 3.3. Spotting Session / Cue Sheets 3.4. Composing 3.5. Screenings 4. The Silent Era (1895 – 1927) 1. Early Developments 1.1. Zoopraxiscope 1.2. Thomas Edison 1.3.
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2. The first film 2.1. Had piano accompaniment – why? 2.1.1. 2.1.2. 2.1.3. 3. The Shift to Narrative 3.1. George Melies 3.2. Edwin Porter 4. Evolution of Accompaniment 4.1. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2011 for the course MUSIC 246 taught by Professor Simonwood during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.

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