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Secondary Music - Creating Drama

Notes for teachers delivering the Creating Drama through Sound lesson. thum
Notes for teachers delivering the Creating Drama through Sound lesson. thum

Ages

11–14

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

In this lesson students will learn how sound creates dramatic impact in films. They will be introduced to the terms diegetic and non-diegetic sound and, using several film clips, will explore how these are used to create an atmosphere in a scene.  They will then create their own soundtrack for a clip from Dunkirk making sure they include diegetic and non-diegetic sound.  As a home learning task, students are asked to research the role of a film score composer. 

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