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Which composer composed a terrifyingly effective score about the anti-Christ?
what was significant about the anti-Christ score for Goldsmith?
This was his only score to him him an Academy award for best original score
Rozsa is considered to be the prototype composer for what kind of film music?
What is significant about Rachel Portman?
She is the first female film composer to win the Academy award.
Which film score contains a now famous 2-note motif?
Which score launched the career of Mark Mancina?
(tf) The score for Emma is significant because it was written by a blind man from England
(TF) The score of Independence Day is said to be in the style of John Williams and Eric Wolfgang Korngold
twister posed a challenge to its film composer because the music had to compete with the unusual loud roar of the main star of the film, the tornado
(tf) Rub rods were used in the score for Poltergeist by James Horner
(tf) both, who's afraid of virginia wolf and the bishop's wife utilized the 12 tone row technique
which score contain a descending 3-note motif in a score by steiner?
(tf) according to the text, in ch 15, maurice JJarre's major breakthrough was the score for laurence of arabia
Which film composer is said to have had a natural instinct when it came to timing the music cues with the picture?
(tf) Rozsa turned to spanish dances of the 11th century to give El Cid's score its spanish flavor
(tf) Korngold was influenced by late Romantic period composers such as richard strauss
(tf) Hermann liked the unusually dark sonorities in his scores and therefore used a lot of low brass, woodwinds and strings in his scores.
which composer started off as an orchestrator for Korngold and Steiner?
What instrument from the middle ages do we hear in the film score for journey to the center of the earth?
What instruments plays the jaws leitmotif in the beginning of the film?
the low strings
What instrument represents the ghost in the film, the ghost and mrs muir?
what epic film cost the most to make?
what epic film features the music from handle's messiah?
the greatest story ever told
which composer felt that the instruments could and should be varied from one film to the next?
what is the name of a film which a cymbal crash plays important roles?
the man who knew too much
what is one unusual thing about the recording of the music for the movie barabbas?
the music was recorded at half the the speed
louis and bebe barron were pioneers in launching the first totally all-electronic score. what was the name of the film in which their "electronic tonalities" were first heard?
in the film, the spirit of St louis, which composer wrote a compelling score to illustrate mankind's first successful solo flight from NY to Paris?
What orchestration device is used by Herrmann in the shower sequence in Hitchcock's film, psycho
what is meant by "ostinato"?
this term is used to refer to the repetition of a musical pattern many times in succession
Why did Herrmann write the main these used in North by Northwest in the form of Fandango?
because this Spanish style dance rhythm is great for building suspense in appropriate places
which film score contained a section written utilizing the 12 tone row technique?
the nun's story
which film composer was failed as the second mozart?
john williams won the academy award for the score for the film, schinder's list. was this his first award?
what compositional device did alan silvertri use for his score for the movie, the abyss
the textless choir
since hermann had died in 1975how was it possible that his music was used in the remake of cape fear in 1991?
elmer bernstein had taken hermann's music from the original 1962 cape fear and rearranged it to fit the new scenes of the 1991 remake
the score for the magnificent seven is often quoted as being the quintessential score for a classic western. what other film contains a score which is equally important in terms of being landmark prototype western score?
the big country
(tf) an excellent test for the originality of a new movie score is to ask yourself hat temp track could have led to this score
the click track method was probable first used by steiner for a movie called the informer what else is steiner known for?
he liked to catch almost everything musically up on screen that is parallel the action with the music
who as the first composer of international stature to accept a hollywood contract?
(tf) Rozsa actually had nine months in which to work on the score for Ben Hur
In your text, a famous film composer stated: I've noticed that despite all the sophistication of our times.. The composer who said this also composed the score for the omen. who was he?
what do cape fear and the bride of frankenstein have in common
both were made by universal pictures
what do you think is the most commercially successful film composer alive today?
it may be ironic that in the same year, that song-scoring reached its commercial peak with the release of the film Saturday Night Fever anther film was release that year which launched a rebirth of interest in the more traditional full symphonic score once again . What was the name of this move and who wrote it?
Star Wars, Williams
who wrote the score to the titanic
who is the most busiest composer
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