Sound II

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We continue our study of film sound, looking at the role that soundtracks play in cinema and bringing together all of the material from last session and this session for a Film Sound Workshop.

Assignment Due for This Session

What is your favorite film soundtrack? Why? As you think about this question, you might want to look at some of the following links. You need not, however, select from these lists. Post your answer in the comments below.

The Guardian: The 50 Greatest Film Soundtracks

From Psycho to Singing in the Rain, Slade in Flame to Shaft, our star-studded panel of big screen connoisseurs select the greatest soundtracks in cinema's history ...

The Telegraph: 100 Best Movie Soundtracks

From 'Psycho' to 'Some Like it Hot', from Mozart and Wagner to Rodgers & Hammerstein... may we present cinema's greatest scores

American Film Institute: 100 Years of Film Scores

American Film Institute (AFI) revealed the top 25 film scores of all time in The Big Picture - AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores