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How to become a film composer / by Tom Harrison ; foreword by Robert Kraft.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library ML128.M7 H37 2018 37684001104500 Career Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Valencia Main Library ML128.M7 H37 2018 37684001091978 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781574243734
  • ISBN: 157424373X
  • Physical Description: 151 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Anaheim Hills, CA : CENTERSTREAM Publishing, [2018]
  • Distributor: Milwaukee, WI : Exclusively distributed by Hal Leonard

Content descriptions

General Note:
Links to online audio provided in book.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. The art of composing music for media. 1. Mastery of musical styles ; 2. Approaches to drama : understanding the function of music in media ; 3. Film, TV commericals, web series and beyond ; 4. Songwriting : how to approach songs in a dramatic context ; 5. Finding your own unique sound -- Part 2. The technical side : composing in the digital age. 6. Composer or producer? : the Swiss army knife ; 7. Synchronization and SMPTE time code ; 8. The merits of the digital audio workstation ; 9. How composing, orchestration and mixing and be one thought process ; 10. Super sonic macros and X keys ; 11. Mastering : tips and tricks for pumping up your sound -- Part 3. Building your career. 12. Los Angeles? New York? The moon? ; 13. Assistant jobs : earn while your learn ; 14. Navigating the politics of selling your music ; 15. Trailer music ; 16. Production library music ; 17. Simplicity is king ; 18. Go forth -- Appendices.
Subject: Film composers > Vocational guidance.
Motion picture music > Vocational guidance.
Television music > Vocational guidance.

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