Week15-1-cardoso-film music lecture

Week15-1-cardoso-film music lecture - Introduction to Film...

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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Film Music Leo Cardoso cardoso2leo@gmail.com Playing: Hans Zimmers music for Inception (2010) 1 Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Topics to cover: Origins of Flm Silent Flm and musical accompaniment ilm production Principles and techniques The Hollywood system 2 Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Reception study Emotions most mentioned terms Sadness (49%) Love (42%) Death (25%) Longing (24%) Happier middle section (24%) Confict (13%) Suspense (13%) Loneliness (11%) Something unresolved (9%) Dream (7.2%) Romeo and Juliet (5.4%) Musical elements most mentioned terms Dynamics (42%) Arch-Form (22%) Dissonance (13%) Melodic question & answer (themes) (13%) Richard Wagner, in a letter to ranz Liszt (1854): Never in my life having enjoyed the true happiness of love I shall erect a memorial to this loveliest of all dreams in which, from the Frst to the last, love shall, for once, Fnd utter repletion. I have devised in my mind a Tristan und Isolde, the simplest, yet most full-blooded musical conception imaginable, and with the black ag that waves at the end I shall cover myself over to die . Prelude oF Richard Wagners TRISTAN UND ISOLDE The Tristan chord What do you think this piece evokes? 3 Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Most people (in the Western World) regularly, and often unknowingly, listen to WAM through flms . Dir. Ridley Scott, 2006 4 Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Film (music) as a research object? Culture for the masses - consumerist ideology Lack of analytical tools Challenged formalist approaches to music (the problem of semantic contamination) Discomfort in creating a canon of lm composers and directors Accessibility 5 Tuesday, November 30, 2010...
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