Flashcards in Film Music Deck (10)
Name some film music composers
John Williams, Hans Zimmer and Bernard Herman
Name some video game music composers
Koji Kondo, Harry Gregson-Williams and Martin O’Donnell
What is a leitmotif?
The characters specific theme or motif in a film which is played each time the character’s on screen so the audience associate that piece with them
Who is music in the film often performed by?
A live orchestra
What do the live orchestra play alongside?
A click track so that the exact tempo can match the action
How can technology be used in a sound track?
-with a computer for sequencing and editing
Many sound tracks are...
What musical features would you hear in a battle scene?
Loud and fast, predominately using brass and percussion instruments
What musical features would you hear in a countryside scene?
Mainly strings with high woodwinds that are quite soft and slow to moderate tempo