Rhythmical Surprises

Rhythmical Surprises Some actions in a movie are supposed to have a surprise or even shocking effect to the audience. This does not only apply for obvious jump scares in the horror/thriller genre but also in pretty much any other genre. If you hit such a moment...

Anticipating Hit Points

Anticipating Hit Points One of the most overlooked things by learning composers is the difference between a hit point that can be anticipated by the audience and one that can’t. Unfortunately, these issues are not discussed a lot in literature on film scoring but are...

Rhythmic Variety

Rhythmic Variety The rhythmic placements of notes can be just as important as their pitch. Unless you’re writing a march or something compareable, avoid monotonuos rhythmic figures. Hitting every downbeat of a bar makes melodies very firm but also quickly feels...
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