Course Description

ONLINE: More than ever, music is a fundamental component of a film's emotional force. We will explore what is behind the best film scores in today's evolving world. Anecdotes and superb audiovisuals will introduce students to the artistic and business aspects of the music in a variety of notable films. We will review the following composers and films: Thomas Newman, "American Beauty"; John Williams, "Schindler's List"; Hans Zimmer, "Interstellar"; Rachel Portman, "Emma"; Jonny Greenwood, "The Power of the Dog"; Justin Hurwitz, "La La Land"; and others from a fantastic new generation. The music of these great composers allows us to see the films with new eyes and hear the films with new ears. | Lecture + Q&A.

Max enrollment: 200.

Class sessions are recorded.

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Section Title
"Titanic" to "Oppenheimer": The Best Film Music From the '90s to Today
Online - Zoom
9:00AM to 10:15AM
Apr 29, 2024 to Jun 10, 2024
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Contact Hours
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Virtual Classroom  
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Section Notes

Class sessions are recorded.

Recommended reading:
Larry M. Timm, "Film Music:The Soul of Cinema" (9781269897853)

No Class on May 27.

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