Back up to: The Essay
5/5 Matthew Sweet explores silence in film and the effect on sound of digital technology.
4/5 Writer and film critic David Thomson explores how film composers create mood.
3/5 Writer Camille Paglia discusses the film music which has inspired her since childhood.
2/5 Novelist Jonathan Coe explores how composer Miklos Rozsa came to write for film.
1/5 Matthew Sweet discusses the sounds of cinema's beginnings.