Cinema

Spring Concert Roundup! Songs of the Cinema

On Saturday May 10th, 2014 we had our final concert of the year – our annual spring concert at the Rozsa Centre. This year, our theme was Songs of the Cinema, and we paid musical tribute to all of our favourite music from movies! Featuring music from The Lord Of[…]

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Songs Of The Cinema: How Film Orchestras Work

In preparation for our upcoming concert, Songs of the Cinema on May 10th 2014, we are starting a blog series of the same name, which will focus on a different aspect of ‘movie music’ each week!   A film orchestra is a very specialized type of ensemble musical group. For the most[…]

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Songs Of The Cinema: The Role of Music in Movies

In preparation for our upcoming concert, Songs of the Cinema on May 10th 2014, we are starting a blog series of the same name, which will focus on a different aspect of ‘movie music’ each week!   Music plays an important, and often essential role in creating the appropriate atmosphere in a[…]

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Songs Of The Cinema: Famous Film Composers

In preparation for our upcoming concert, Songs of the Cinema on May 10th 2014, we are starting a blog series of the same name, which will focus on a different aspect of ‘movie music’ each week! With the advent of sound in cinema, composers became of paramount importance in establishing the mood[…]

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Songs Of The Cinema: Movie Musicals

In preparation for our upcoming concert, Songs of the Cinema on May 10th 2014, we are starting a blog series of the same name, which will focus on a different aspect of ‘movie music’ each week!   Movie musicals are a genre of film, and were a natural extension of theatrical musicals,[…]

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Songs Of The Cinema: A History of Sound In Film

In preparation for our upcoming concert, Songs of the Cinema on May 10th 2014, we are starting a blog series of the same name, which will focus on a different aspect of ‘movie music’ each week!   Motion pictures have been around for over a century, but sound was first[…]

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