Preface

 

 

 

Welcome to the world of music editing: it’s the invisible element that enables music to bring motion pictures to life. Working in the music industry with motion pictures of all types—films, television shows, games, videos, webisodes, and commercials—is challenging and rewarding. On the surface music editing may seem straightforward and simple; in fact it is quite complex and dynamic. Each project takes twists and turns that can keep even the most experienced editors on their toes. This book is designed to introduce the reader both to the principles of editing music and to some of those challenges he or she might encounter.

The book is written for the person working in postproduction audio, committed to the marrying of music to picture ...

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