Seminar 2

Examining film scores

A chance to listen to, and learn about, several magnificent movie scores. Special emphasis will be on discovering new techniques to incorporate into your own writing.


Selections from composers: Michael Giacchino (John Carter), John Williams (Schindler's List), Hans Zimmer (Batman Begins), Michael Kamen (Robin Hood) Elmer Bernstein (To Kill a Mockingbird), and Tom Newman (Shawshank Redemption)


Topics covered: Texture- Doubling - Orchestral Weight - Issues of Form - Highlighting - Intriguing Instrumental Combinations - Modulations - How a Composer Alters a Cue after Hearing it Live

110 minutes.

$30.00