Role of music in Hollywood films has come of age as a complex and sophisticated site of cinematographic art. Greater combinations of sounds expressing a wider spectrum of tones, textures, and volumes can be heard at the movies more than ever before. Moreover, this era has witnessed an increase of different artistic and professional approaches to sound. Since the start of the Hollywood film industry, music has played a great role in the success of Hollywood films. Star Wars: A New Hope, commonly considered one of the greatest films of all time, launched the space era craze backed by lovely and memorable music.
However, over the years, Western elements have increased significantly. The film soundtracks continue to be diverse, sometimes mixing together different genres, or even reverting to entirely classical music. The Hindi film industry is huge and contributes greatly to Hindi culture. Bollywood music includes songs that are featured in Bollywood films. This type of music gets it’s name from the combination of Bombay, which was the name of India’s film capital, and Hollywood.
A Masterpiece of Music - Kaahe Chhed Mohe Music is embedded in the life of south Asians in various forms. There are songs that are sang for birth, engagement, wedding, death, romance, seasons, and most importantly for entertainment. Indian movie industry produces thousands of film songs each year that expands over various Indian and International musical genres. One such song that encompasses the soul of traditional Indian classical music is Kaahe Chhed Mohe (Why does he tease me?) from the movie Devdas.
From Vaudeville, Broadway, and Hollywood musical movies, to ragtime, jazz, swing, and rock and roll, all the way to television variety shows after the depression; the pianos of Tin Pan Alley are credited for laying the foundation for the many entertainments that have endured for over two hundred years. Before radio, people had pianos for entertainment purposes. This made Tin Pan Alley’s technique of having musicians pump out songs to then sell sheet music to consumers profitable since more often than not Tin Pan Alley’s publishers only paid a modest flat rate per song. The publishers had “pluggers” that they would pay to incorporate songs into acts in front of consumers. In doing this they created a synergy with the live entertainment industry that got consumers to buy sheet music as well as tickets to live entertainment acts.
E. Molinarez Prof. Valladares 04/27/2013 Critique of Badlands: Use of Sound I thought the music choice was very interesting for this film. In this movie Terrence Malick was wise in composing a demented understanding to the movie through the choice of his music. Malick understands how music works with images. In my opinion, he is a musical filmmaker like no other. Today sound is one of the richest sources of meaning in film and art (202).
Introduction I’ve noticed that all good films have good music. (Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Titanic are just a few examples). This makes me wonder, maybe music is what makes a film, not the story or the visual effects. An anonym internet used said so about the music within the cinema. The comment made reference to the song May it Be, by Enya, included in the Original Soundtrack of The Lord of the Rings, and located within the so-called 'new age' (Williams, 2009) in Irish traditional music (ITM).
The current Indian rock scene has a larger following than ever and may soon become recognized in the international. India has produced many rock bands, some of whom have made it into mainstream Indian music. Agnee is the first Indian rock band to have seen a huge celebrated main stream release, and Shruti Haasan Band name Extramentals is the first girl band in India. Euphoria,an Indian rock band from the city of Delhi is most famous band in India. Their unique style of music with mixed electric guitar and traditional instruments like the tabla, dholak and sitar helped them gain an audience.
Many countries have successfully used this medium for educating their children. It can be described as a pace-setter in the fields of fashion and taste as well. The Indian film industry is the largest in the world. Indian films have a great market outside India as well. They are a great source of foreign exchange earning.
The turnover has been beneficial and mutual. Globalisation quintessentially exposed the Indian middle class to international markets and cultures. Thus the market and its commercialism made Bollywood compete with the most successful film industry of all times-Hollywood. Cognizant of this, Bollywood had to revitalise to hold its audience back as well as to tap into its overseas market of NRIs. There was now a new generation
* Advantages of Movies * Disadvantages of Movies * Conclusion Films started becoming grander and technologically advanced. Careers in film industry were no longer a taboo and many relocated to greener pastures and movie industry revenue ensured its propagation. Today, United States, Nigeria, Hong Kong and India are the leaders in film making In Europe, France and United Kingdom are the countries that lead in movie production. India is the largest producer of films in the world. USA has a whole district - Hollywood in Los Angeles which caters exclusively to the movie industry.