Film Language Tag: empathetic music

Empathy or emotional engagement is the default for synchronization of sound and image: the sound track is coordinated with the image track, following and emphasizing the mood of onscreen characters and action - the effect is empathetic or engaged. [See also anempathetic and neutral] Buhler, James and David Neumeyer. Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History. Oxford UP, 2015.


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