Exploring the methods and techniques for composing music for motion picture, focusing on portraying how music enhances emotions associated with loss

Dymond, Peter (2016) Exploring the methods and techniques for composing music for motion picture, focusing on portraying how music enhances emotions associated with loss. BSc dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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    Abstract

    This project will explore the methods for composing music for motion picture, focussing on how the music can enhance emotion. An artefact will be produced that will consists of four film scores. Each film scene selected for this project feature the emotional death of a significant character. The music composed for the scene will aim to enhance the emotion within the scene. This will be achieved through applying compositional techniques researched in the study side of the project. The study side of this project will explore the methods of professional composers, highlight popular techniques and also show the importance of music in film. The main purposes of music in film will be explored, and many examples of film scores that effectively portray emotion will be discussed. The aim of this study will be to evaluate the key aspects surrounding music in film, and also aid the creation of the artefact.

    Item Type: Dissertation
    Departments/Research Groups: Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries > School of Creative Technologies
    Depositing User: Beth Atkins
    Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2016 15:26
    Last Modified: 20 Jun 2016 15:26
    URI: http://eprints.port.ac.uk/id/eprint/20938

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