This is a much much cheaper option than “On The Track,” but it’s quite a different book. It’s got some extremely informative interviews with top pros, and then a course approach to the process of film scoring. If you’re going to Berklee, this is the book that you’ll use – and even if you’re not, you’ll run into a lot of people in the industry who have, and continue to refer to it. So it deserves a place on your shelf as well. Some readers find the introductory history of film composing to be a bit of a bore. For that, read a book like one of those I list below.
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