Working Around Songs and Source Music

Working Around Songs and Source Music Many movies nowadays don’t only contain score music but also songs that are usually not written by the score composer but licensed. Also, the places where they are used in the movie are usually already fixed before the composer...

Musical Contrasts

Musical Contrasts Musical contrasts can be a great device to write exciting music. Music that puts contrasts next to each other like soft/loud, low/high, solo/tutti, complex/simple etc. can feel very exciting and lively. However, there are two things to keep in mind:...