Exploring Film Music

  • B. Allen and Ian Dorricott
  • Cengage Learning
  • 1/12/1997
  • ISBN: 9780170350419

RRP: $84.95 (Inc. GST)


Exploring Film Music includes a broad cross-section of musical styles; ethnic, folk, ragtime, jazz, marching band, rock, electronic, and major art music styles (baroque, classical, romantic and modern). The text also includes pieces from a wide range of films are used to discover essential music concepts such as, rhythm and texture. There are four sections: Evoking a time and place, Conveying character or ideas, Creating a mood and Expressing emotions. The text features listening, practical, written, composition and performance activities. Activities are graded into three levels ‘ lower, more advanced and senior. Also included are film overviews, plot outlines, use of musical elements and related concepts. Exploring Film Music is supported by a teacher manual, score book and CD to assist teachers in the implementation of their music programs and enable a complete teaching and learning experience.

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