History of Film Music

MHIS-331
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
LENG-111 and MHIS-201, MHIS-202, or MHIS-203
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

A survey of music in feature-length films from the silent period to the present day. An overview of stylistic scoring approaches that represent the most significant developments in the field. Discussion of works of composers who have contributed extensively to the development of film music, including representatives of newer trends in recent years. Extensive visual examples will be combined with independent aural analysis of a wide range of scores.

Department: 
LART
Course chair: 
Simone Pilon
Taught By