Examine the role of music in a film of your choice. Is it always subservient? Watch the film without audio, how does your response differ? Is there director commentary? What do they say about the music used for the film? Choose a serious film that makes use of Romantic Period music. Explore the realm of cinema beyond Hollywood and cliché story lines: classic, foreign and independent films are encouraged.
This is the outline: Gone with the Wind • Synopsis of the film • List of musical works that are presented in the film • Brief biography of the composer • Comments and different quotes attributed to their authors. • Analysis of main scenes of which musical backgrounds are subservient Bibliography http://wagnertripping.blogspot.com/2013/12/wagners-influence-on-movie-music.html https://www.wqxr.org/story/309071-richard-wagner-at-the-movies/ https://www.allmusic.com/album/gone-with-the-wind-original-motion-picture-soundtrack-mw0000611054. Papers must be typed or computer generated and double-spaced. Page numbers are to be placed .5” from the paper’s edge in the upper right hand corner, except for the first page’s number, which can be centered at the foot of the page or omitted. The left margin is to be 1.25’’ and the right margin is to be 1-1.25”. Subject headings are always helpful.