Cinema for the Ears
Combine individual field recordings to create an imagined soundscape that tells a story.
Tell a Story Through Sound
Build upon your work in Composing a Journey.
The final piece should have a core story or idea running through the work, which is then explored with both contextual and musical sounds.
You might want to plan out a story on paper to begin with, and then create it using sounds. You could draw out a series of images like a comic strip, or write a paragraph of text.
When composing your piece, think beyond the contextual sounds.
Try to find or create sounds which represent the mood of the scene or the feelings of the characters, and place them alongside or between the contextual sounds or spoken word excerpts.
How can you use sounds to help tell your story? Below are just a few suggestions:
The available sounds might also help to provide you with inspiration.
Listen to the Sound Card Packs that are available and perhaps combine multiple sound packs.
Why not go out and record your own sounds?