Help me not be an ass when applying sound to moving/interactive images.
June 26, 2012 6:21 AM   Subscribe

Would you please suggest literature that deals with the theory or practice of scoring music and sound to moving images.

I'm a video game and software developer looking for writing that people have done regarding the theory/practice of applying sound and music to film, stage, digital interactive media, animation, commercial media, (concepts behind musical theater, opera, sound signatures are also accepted) etc. Thanks
posted by coolxcool=rad to Media & Arts (4 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music by Friedrich Nietzsche.
posted by StickyCarpet at 8:04 AM on June 26, 2012

Best answer: Kathryn Kalinak's Film Music: A Very Short Introduction is a clear theoretical overview. Julie Hubbert's Celluloid Symphonies has lots of great source material.
posted by Sidhedevil at 8:54 AM on June 26, 2012

Best answer: Here's one film and video composer's list of key books.
posted by Sidhedevil at 8:57 AM on June 26, 2012

Response by poster: I'll check those books out. Thanks.
posted by coolxcool=rad at 1:57 AM on August 2, 2012

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