Film Composition Techniques

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  • Film Composing Techniques
    • Underscore
      • Background music to a scene in a film - must not overpower film
    • Mickey-Mousing
      • Technique used especially in cartoons - music provides sound effects
    • Hits
      • Sudden chords or loud notes which synchronise with certain moments
    • Atmospheric music
      • A lot of the time music needs to provide mood.
    • Thematic variation
      • taking a theme - varying it in different ways - audiences recognise
    • Leitmotif
      • A tune chat that represents character
    • Ostinato
      • repeated pattern of notes - repeated over and over


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