Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema
1 Jan 2001
Michael Wiese Productions
With sound becoming more important in cinema exhibition and DVD release, "Sound Design" offers user-friendly knowledge and stimulating exercises to help compose a story, develop characters and create emotion through skillful creation of the sound track. Psychoacoustics, music theory, voice study and analysis of well-known films expand perception, imagination and the musical skills of the reader. Psychoacoustics, music theory, and voice study are covered through the detailed analysis of well-known films, to expand perception, imagination and the musical skills of the reader. The book helps you understand the importance and significance of the soundtrack, learn how to place a musical piece within a film, and includes exercises to improve story composition, and character development when creating/choosing a soundtrack.