From Score to Screen: Sequencers, Scores, & Second Thoughts : the New Film Scoring Process

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Schirmer Trade Books, 2004 - Music - 172 pages
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"Scoring for film has changed dramatically over the past twenty years. With the advent of MIDI, sequencers and low-cost recording gear, just about any composer anywhere can score a film. Well-known composer Sonny Kompanek teaches this new film scoring process at prestigious New York University and now he shares his secrets within the pages of From Score to Screen. Learn about the cast of professionals you?ll work with as a film composer. Find out how to meet people in the business, network, and create a promotional demo. Learn how to compose themes and battle writers? block. Understand how to preview a score with the director and manage requested changes. And know how to make a director happy with your work. With this book, you?ll gain practical knowledge that you can put into action immediately."--Résumé de l'éditeur.

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About the author (2004)

Sonny Kompanek has orchestrated more than 60 major feature films (including The Rookie, Conspiracy Theory, Hudsucker Proxy, It Could Happen To You, Rob Roy, and Barton Fink), TV productions (including Sex & the City, Nero Wolfe, Witness to the Mob, and South Pacific), and artist arrangements for Wynton Marsalis, Wyclef Jean, Boyz II Men, Soul Asylum, and Victor Borge. Kompanek has taught at various music schools, including Eastman School of Music, Mannes College of Music, and currently New York University. He lives and works in New York City.

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