MUSIC 2F03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: French Horn, My Heart Will Go On, American Film Institute

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At some point in week will post study guide for exam. Majority of questions will come from most recent material. Somehow it holds together because goldsmith uses themes, melodies associated with different aspects of film. Since the end of the 1940s, film music has been moving away from the conventions of. Steiner and korngold: increasing influence of american composers, increasing importance of popular music and modernism (atonality) Pop scores the graduate (1967), easy rider (1969), the last picture sow (1971), American graffiti (1973: albums selling, more trendy, cheaper, made financial sense, cheaper than hiring composer, promotion, brings in more money, popular music can be released as singles, ultimately promoting the film. Old school (orchestras) seen as irrelevant: not interested anymore. Lost in space, land of the giants, gilligan"s island. 1975: jaws: new approach to film promotion and release, 400 screens: wide release. Film released and for first 2 weeks, would play on 2 screens (ny and la)

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