Goldsmiths, University of London
Goldsmiths, University of London
An opportunity to find out about the our BMus (Hons) Music degree programmes at Goldsmiths in this interactive masterclass on Monday 27th June 2016. at Goldsmiths, University of London

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Music Goldclass: Hearing Film - Cinema Soundtracks & Goldsmiths Aesthetics

University event offered by Goldsmiths, University of London

Event Summary:

An opportunity to find out about the our BMus (Hons) Music degree programmes at Goldsmiths in this interactive masterclass on Monday 27th June 2016.

Full Event Details:

When watching a major Hollywood blockbuster, we are often so engrossed in the action that we fail to hear the soundtrack that underpins it. An yet, this 'inaudible' music can fundamentally change how we read a film. These unheard soundtracks have prompted a debate that has raged for 30 years: in the music there simply to cover up awkward silences in the cinema? Or is it there to disguise editing and temporal jumps in the image? Some have even claimed that soundtrack appeals to our subconscious, causing us to 'regress' into a state more susceptible to the onscreen fantasy.

In this lecture, we will consider how the relationship between music and image can determine our reading of a film, and will see how and why the study of audio visual media is at the heart of the Goldsmiths music degree.

This session will run from 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1



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