Anatomy of a Film Score

MUSC X 482.8
Through weekly in-depth film score analyses, aspiring film composers, producers, and directors gain an understanding of what makes an effective and memorable film score and how it is assembled.
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What you can learn.

  • Learn the power of film score through recordings, film clips, documentaries, and more
  • Cover a broad range of styles moving from Hollywood classics to recently released films
  • Analyze masterful film scores by John Williams, Bernard Herrmann, Max Steiner, Miklos Rozsa, Jerry Goldsmith, Michael Giacchino, and more

About this course:

Aspiring film composers, producers, and directors gain an understanding of what makes an effective and memorable film score and how it is assembled. Weekly in-depth film score analyses are illustrated with recordings, film clips, documentary footage, and discussions focused on how music is used as subtext in films. Film selections cover a broad range of styles moving from Hollywood classics to recently released films. The ability to read music is not required. Film scores by John Williams, Bernard Herrmann, Max Steiner, Miklos Rozsa, Jerry Goldsmith, Michael Giacchino, James Newton Howard, among others, are discussed.

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