Discover the hidden world of noise colors and their surprising impacts on your mind and productivity. Unveil the secrets of noise with this eye-opening article!
The act of conducting is an elusive and misunderstood art form that can often lead to confusion and sometimes ridicule. We often imagine a conductor as a megalomaniacal eccentric frantically waving their hands around and impacting on the music very little. Whilst it is true that some conductors do use very grand and bold gestures when conducting, it must be stressed that the role they are playing is vitally important.
It is not to say that without the conductor the musicians are reduced to clumsy and out of tune amateurs …
Modulation is one the most important dramatic devices we film composers have in our toolbox. We can use modulation to increase the intensity of a scene, to propel the audience into a new frame of mind, and to get a lot of mileage out of a single theme.
In this article we’re going to take an in-depth look at how an James Horner uses modulation to bring out the significant shifts in a story.
Of the many ways to add color and variety to a composition, harmony can be one of the more elusive. With a seemingly infinite palette of chords available to you at every turn, knowing which one to choose can seem like a combination of instinct and good fortune.