A Research Study of the Application of Digital Music in Taiwanese Films

Abstract

The rapid progress of today's digital technology has made a great impact on the music creation in the film industry. Today, musicians create their musical pieces using modern-day software and hardware to replace the traditional ways of writing music notation and performing by the orchestra or musical bands. It is more and more popular and has become a trend in the film industry to use digitally created music in the movies. Taiwanese musicians Chiang Lin and Summer Lei have long been focused on the creating and producing movie soundtracks in many Taiwanese films. Their creation and production feature is the use of digital music technology in the movie soundtracks. This article will discuss two musicians working with Taiwanese film directors in using today's digital music technology to present the special meanings of Taiwan's film culture and the correlation between film texts. Finally, this article will explore the current situation of digital music in Taiwan film soundtrack and discuss its future development and vision.



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Chun-Wen Fang, Chung Chou University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Yu Di Huang, Chung Chou University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Min-Chih Lee, Chung Chou University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

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Conference: MediAsia2014
Stream: Film

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