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Alten, S. R. (2002). Audio in media 6th ed. Belmont CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. 
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Resource type: Book
BibTeX citation key: Alten2002
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Categories: Sound Design
Keywords: Film sound
Creators: Alten
Publisher: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning (Belmont CA)
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The role of sound in film is dealt with in chapter 11 'Sound Design'. This chapter is a series of tips for budding film sound designers so is quite simplistic and, in parts, bizarre and quite wrong. A textbook.
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p.200   "these characteristics are elemental in sonic structure"   Added by: sirfragalot
Keywords:   Film sound
pp.199-200   Alten lists a range of sound parameters and their affective responses some of which include:

High pitch -- delicate, light, elevated.
Low pitch -- strong, sinister, peaceful.

Fast tempo -- agitate, excite, accellerate.
Slow tempo -- monotony, dignity, control.

Quick decay -- confinement, closeness, definiteness.
Slow decay -- distance, smoothness, uncertainty.   Added by: sirfragalot
Keywords:   Film sound
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