A survey of music in feature-length films from the silent period to the present day. An overview of stylistic scoring approaches that represent the most significant developments in the field. Discussion of works of composers who have contributed extensively to the development of film music, including representatives of newer trends in recent years. Extensive visual examples will be combined with independent aural analysis of a wide range of scores.
LENG-111 and MHIS-201, MHIS-202, or MHIS-203
All B.M. and P.D. students
Fall, Spring, Summer