Film Music

(1) Over our 6-week session we’ve explored the 12 functions of music as they were used in several different films, but in the end, there are only 2 types of music in film. What are they?

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(2) What was the purpose of the film sheet you filled out for each of the films we watched? Be concise.

(3) In the end, music in film is used to produce __________________.

(4) The evolution of music in film is propelled by 2 things that really have nothing to do with the art of music. What are they?
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(5) Define Leitmotiv and name the German Opera Composer that invented the leitmotiv.
Leitmotiv-
German Opera Composer:

(6) Who was Jack Foley and what does a Foley artist do?
Jack Foley:
Foley Artist:

(7) What is a sound designer and how is their job different from a Foley artist?

(8) Name the 3 types of sound that are mixed to create a film’s soundtrack:
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(3)

(9) In addition to composing for films, the composers that we explored in various articles, your reading of the text, and your composer PPt presentations had other musical things in common. List 3.
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(10) Briefly explain what each of these musical jobs is in regard to film music:
Orchestrator –
Copyist –
Composer –

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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