Love Theme as Secondary Film Theme
“The Boy Next Door,” Meet Me In St Louis (1944)
Music to Indicate Ambivalence or a Lost Cause
“Opening Battle Scene,” Gladiator (2000)
Music Style to Indicate Character, Location, and Stereotype
“Aboriginal Dance Scene,” Crocodile Dundee (1986)
“Opening Sequence,” Blackhawk Down (2001) featuring Baaba Maal
Quasi-diegetic Muslim Call To Prayer, Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Many themes to underscore story of places and characters in Rebecca (1940)
“Trinity in a Jam,” The Matrix (1999). Music indistinguishable from sound effects. Tomorrow, we will spend more time discussing this film.
First love scene (proposal) featuring extremely quiet underscoring (around 4:36), Shadowlands (1993).
Third love scene featuring a big orchestral swell halfway in, Shadowlands (1993).