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FILM MUSIC

Leitmotif Challenge!

Can you guess the emotion?


WRITING DESCRIPTIVELY ABOUT
WHAT YOU CAN
Element Musical HEAR
Features
Melody Is there a melody that relates to a character
on screen?
Tonality Is the music tonal or do the harmonies
clash?
Instruments Is there an instrument that dominates the
and timbre music?
Texture Is the texture thick of thin? Is it
polyrhythmic or polyphonic, or is it quite
simple?
Tempo, metre Is there an driving/steady rhythm? Is there
and rhythm syncopation and off beat rhythms?
Dynamics Are there differences in the dynamics, or is
the volume all at the same level?
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technology does
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instruments
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CHARACTERS
1. Character: Happy-go-lucky, wants to help her friend, but incredibly forgetful! Repeats
things often, but has a heart of gold.

Development: Her friend has lost patience with her forgetfulness and she is hurt and sad. A
few moments alone with her thoughts

2. Character: A parent, worried about everything to do with their child! Always likes to
protect.

Development: Gets caught in an area full of dangerous, armed creatures. Action-packed


moments of racing through them, trying not to get injured

3. Character: An evil girl who kills everything she touches because she doesnt look after
things properly - very spoilt!

Development: Was given something nice, and was too rough with it and broke it - upset and
crying.

4. Character: A boy who is confident and impatient to see the world - thinks he is grown up,
but still has childlike and happy features.

Development: Gets caught by a group of people who take him away from his family -
desperately tries to escape their clutches in an action-packed few seconds!
COLLECT IN
AND SET PREP
TOMORROW!