Students will develop an understanding of the multiple roles of music in relation to film over the last century. The impact of musical and operatic genres on film narrative will be explored, as will different theoretical and directorial concepts of the function of the film score. The film musical will also be considered as a genre. These issues will be examined with reference to selected films.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should have:
developed their critical skills, as well as their ability to write on music and film;
have further appreciation of the contexts of music and its dissemination.