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To Kill a Mockingbird

Years ago I read a wonderful interview with the great Elmer Bernstein.

When asked about his writing process, he said that when he was given a film to score, he would spend a lot of time just watching the film with no prejudice. He tried not to think about the music at all. No thoughts about themes, harmonies or orchestration.

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3 Cornerstones of Film Music

The first and third cornerstones are the easy ones: you can work on them and get better at your craft with experience.

Knowing what you want to say though, that's a whole different story and it’s a double-edged sword in the world of music for media.

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