Hal Leonard Releases Scoring the Screen: The Secret Language of Film Music
Today, musical composition for films is more popular than ever. In professional and academic spheres, media music study and practice are growing; undergraduate and postgraduate programs in media scoring are offered by dozens of major colleges and universities. And increasingly, pop and contemporary classical composers are expanding their reach into cinema and other forms of screen entertainment. Yet only a few books in the category of film music actually allow readers to see the music itself, while none of them examine landmark scores like Vertigo, To Kill a Mockingbird, Patton, The Untouchables, or The Matrix in the detail provided by Scoring the Screen: The Secret Language of Film Music.
ANDY HILL (Nashville, TN) is a Grammy Award-winning motion picture music producer. From 1987 to 1996, he served as vice president of music production for Walt Disney Pictures. He developed and directed, from 2006 to 2011, the MFA in Music Composition for the Screen at Columbia College Chicago and oversaw the launch of the MA in Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games at the international campus of the Berklee College of Music. He is an industry advisor to the MA in Film Scoring at Pulse College, Dublin.