Film Scoring/Melody/Creating the sound of fear
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The first way is the simplest
One of the simplest ways to create moods is with single notes or cords. This works only if the sound is so fantastic, it creates the correct mood.
You do not need to be a musician if you use very organic sounds such as the sounds of a symphony orchestra. If you use the sounds of a symphony orchestra, people automatically think you have musical talent.
The only economical way for a low budget filmmaker to create the sounds of a symphony orchestra is with software instruments that live inside your computer.
The grand theory of film scoring
Music creates all of the mood for a motion picture. The visual images and the words of the actors do not tell the audience what to feel. Only the music explains the emotion of the scene.
The four kinds of music in a motion picture are:
Of the four kinds of music in film scores, music which narates the story is the most important.
Because the music which narrates the story will drown out any dialog, the editor must add gaps between the dialog. That is, between the sentences or ideas in a motion picture.
Since the film's editor and the film's composer must work closely together, it is easier for the composer and the editor to be the same person. That can be you!
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