G8 U2 – How Music Can Change a Scene

JURASSIC PARK – with and without music

With music


MAN WALKING SCENE with 3 different soundtracks change the mood


Using the Elements of Music to Create a Mood

Watch this Pirates of the Caribbean short trailer and see how the choice of music can totally alter the scene.

BEFORE WATCHING: write the following elements on the whiteboard and discuss their meaning.

Students while watching take note of how the composer creates different moods by altering the elements of music.

tempo, texture, harmony, dynamics, rhythm, timbre, melody

3:26 min

Worksheet – how might you use the musical elements to create moods or atmospheres in different scenes in a spy movie?

FILM4W4 What musical devices can you use in a spy movie pdf for download and printing

James Bond Skyfall with soundtrack