Unformatted text preview: assume that the shark is approaching with the presence of this sound. The music then transitions to a different key that for a second sounds a bit trumpets, which could suggest Brody’s heroic qualities as he climbs up the pole for safety. This switch in music also adds to the sudden shock when the shark expels from the water and attacks, which creates a sort of jump-out-of-the-seat action with its unexpectedness. The music then begins to speed up and intensify as Brody stabs the shark with a sharp pole, which once again fades out until the shark reappears for its last and deathly encounter. Overall, the music is cleverly conducted in this scene, the ‘da dums’ originate the nervous energy, the orchestral transitions adds to the shock of it all, and the loud, forceful sounds that are played as the shark attacks makes the audience feel as if they are right there with Brody —feeling terrified as he anxiously fights for his life....
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- Spring '09
- Music, Musical notation, Jaws, Shark, Great white shark, Jaws 3-D