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MUSC 314 Knowing the Score: A History of Music for Film (4)

This course provides a historical overview of music for film, beginning with the earliest attempts to apply sound to moving pictures in the late 1800s through the present day. Particular attention will be given to major stylistic trends and musical developments across the years as they relate to film scoring as a vital and constantly evolving form of artistic expression. This 300-level section is intended for Music majors. Students taking this course will meet concurrently with MUSC 214, and will complete additional research projects via writing assignments and creative work in the Ford Hall digital music lab.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities
  • Prerequisite: MUSC 162, MUSC 339
  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Miley

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