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Lecture 1

MUSIC246 Lecture 1: Lecture 1


Department
Music
Course Code
MUSIC246
Professor
Simon Wood
Lecture
1

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Apollo 13 (1995) James Horner
-> guide audiences' thinking
-> prepare the transition
-> music start before a new scene
No music during shower scene. Why?
Small, intimate scene. Music would risk over-dramatizing.
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Leave "space" for what follows. After this scene, music continues for
several minutes through the launch scene.
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*Where music isn't
Instruments:
Brass-military-heroism-sacrifice
Style:
Chorale-Protestant Hymn-faith-sacrifice
Tempo:
Speed-restrained-controlled-professional
Change in musical texture with transition to external scene
What is a movie?
Narrative - tells a story.
"Suspension of Disbelief"
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Film conventions attempt to minimize anything that threatens "Suspension of
Disbelief".
Except for the use of music.
Lecture 1
Monday, January 14, 2019
4:39 PM

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