Film Music: How to Understand, Analyse and Write it
In the art of film-making, music is the most powerful secret weapon in the industry. It has a direct line to our unconscious brain and can tell us when and where a film is set, the major narrative themes and who the characters are before we see a single moving image.


But how does music do this? Emma Butterworth will take you on a journey encompassing the history of music in film, the common instruments used and their narrative function, the techniques of constructing a musical cue, and how to de-code the hidden meanings in film music. Emma will also show you how to transcribe and arrange any piece of music, with tips and tricks for listening and writing.


Suitable for:

Age: 14 +

Instrument: All

Ability: Grade 5 Theory +