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MUSIC 108 Music in Film

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    Jan 15, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    Fun and interesting class especially for movie buffs and music fanitics but would be great for anyone!

    Course highlights:

    I learned about many different film composers and how the style of film music changed during the years.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure to study for the quizes and if you can participate in class. Also make sure to pay attention.

    • Fall 2016
    • William, M
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject A Few Big Assignments Great Discussions
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    Nov 14, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    If you love film scores and/or would want to get a better idea of how they are composed take this class! It's fun and interesting and my teacher was very knowledgeable about his stuff

    Course highlights:

    We get to watch a lot of examples of certain film scores which is fun and it broadens your knowledge on films as well. One thing I learned was that sometimes during the opening credits (if the movie has opening credits) that it ties into what the movie will be about. e.g. in alfred hitchcock's vertigo the opening credits seem to exemplify the fact that it will be about the trials and tribulations of a man experiencing life long vertigo

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Don't be scared to try something new and different. It's a fun class and you may learn and enjoy something new that you probably didn't expect you would like

    • Fall 2015
    • Majdalany
    • Great Intro to the Subject Participation Counts Great Discussions
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    Nov 07, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    It's a good course to take for GE credits and it is also pretty interesting if you like music and/or movies.

    Course highlights:

    We learned about how music in films at different time periods worked and how to helped the movie to an extent. You get to watch a lot of movies and think about them in ways that you never really would before.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    All you have to do really is pay attention to the lecture and do your readings. There's not many outside assignments so just go to class and actually be there.

    • Fall 2016
    • Malpede
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Always Do the Reading Great Discussions

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