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    Vassar College
  Feb 17, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018
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MUSI 281 - Functions of Film Music

Semester Offered: Fall
0.5 unit(s)
This course examines the functions of film music.  We begin with musical style and then move on to examine how music contributes its function to each aspect of film: rhythmic pacing, action and dialogue underscoring, building suspense, shaping the dramatic sequence, and so forth. Michael Pisani.

Recommended: one course in either Film or Music.

First six-week course.

Two 75-minute periods.

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