Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Music and the Movies

I think this essay gets it just about right

"..the enduring paradox of film music is that it need not be good in order to be dramatically effective.....Over the course of the studio era in Hollywood, however, there was only one director who employed music with such unfailing sensitivity that the quality of the scores accompanying his films became one of his trademarks. That director was Alfred Hitchcock."

Read the rest here

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