There’s no question that nowadays music and cinematograph are two most popular, interrelated and even mutually reinforcing arts. We all like listening to the music and we all like watching movies. These both arts delight our eyes and ears and serve as a perfect way for self-expression as for film directors as for composers. As a rule, film director uses a particular music to highlight the emotional state of a protagonist as well as to make us empathize with the protagonist. In such a way, frequently, when we hear music, which was made for a certain film, we unconsciously refresh in our memories the entire film along with its emotional background and impressions we’ve got during its view.
One of the brightest examples, when music completely transfers the emotional state and atmosphere of the movie, is Twin Peaks, which is the masterpiece of the modern film-making. This American mystery drama television series is one of the most remarkable creations of David Lynch and also an outstanding result of cooperation of this genius film director with no less genius music composer Angelo Badalamenti. You’ll hardly find a person, who’ve never heard the magnificent theme of Twin Peaks. There’s no doubt this theme is highly impressive, while bearing the mood and idea of this brilliant TV series.
In case you are the real fan of cinematograph, while understanding the crucial part of music for any film, you can watch an interesting video essay on the YouTube channel Electronic Canvas. This channel offers a comprehensive analysis of music and its essential part in film making, while providing with the highest level of immersion of a film viewer into the plot of film.
David Lynch could be called by no means an average film maker. He is a distinctive artist, who creates exceptional situations in his films. His creativity deserves to be considered and understood. This is why the narrator of Electronic Canvas discusses the role of music through the prism of Lynch’s movies and his art to use the emotional music, while spicing up the key moments of the film. Mulholland Drive by David Lynch is one of those films with an extraordinary content and music, where you can also enjoy as music as the talent of its director to use the power of sound and music in the film.
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