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Music Editing for Film and Television by Steven Saltzman

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Introduction

 

 

I.1 WHAT IS MUSIC EDITING?

Music editing, simply stated, is the artistic and technical craft of working with music placed with and married to a motion picture medium. Essentially, music editing is manipulating and shaping music to fit the motion picture and delivering music tracks for a mix. Motion picture media include Hollywood feature films, independent lowbudget films, television shows, made-for-cable shows or films, and made-for-Internet or streaming shows and games.

Music editing is not a new art or process: the synchronization of sound and music with motion pictures has been explored and developed since the late 1800s. According to an informative web site on early film sound:

From the inception of motion pictures, various ...

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