” If you’re a film composer, you have the music tell the story of the character. “


” In western classical music with an orchestra, you focus the orchestra on melodies and harmony. In African music, the biggest focus is on rhythms and counter-rhythms – the complexity of rhythms. “


” I think, for me, a way to really come up with new ideas and come up with new ways of writing music is to create a unique sound palette or soundscape for all the films I’m working on. “


” I’d say for a film composer, ‘Star Wars’ is kind of like the holy grail of film music. It’s probably the best film music ever written. “


” One of the first things I want do when I start writing music for a film is to create its own sound world, its own music world. “


” Needless to say, when I work on a film, it’s mostly just me alone in my room just waiting to present the music to the director – and either he likes it or not. “


” Any time I get a chance to work with artists that make me inspired and learn new stuff about music – every chance I get, I’ll take. “


” Every now and then, as a composer and producer, it’s important to write music for yourself. “


” Growing up, I was listening to a lot of Metallica, a lot of instrumental guitar music because I started out as a guitar player. “


” If you make modern rap music, how do you write without ripping off anyone else? It’s just about having a distinct voice in your songs. “


” I haven’t really ever seen a big budget Hollywood film with African music. Most of the time, it’s just Hollywood’s perception of what African music is. “


” I’m always trying to experiment and come up with new palettes of sound and new combinations of music that you haven’t really seen or heard in film before. “


” I was drawn to West Africa. I did listen to a bunch of different styles of African music, and there was something about the percussion and the drums of West Africa, and the energy, that felt so cinematic to me. “



All 13 Ludwig Goransson Quotes about Music in picture


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In western classical music with an orchestra, you focus the orchestra on melodies and harmony. In African music, the biggest focus is on rhythms and counter-rhythms - the complexity of rhythms.
I think, for me, a way to really come up with new ideas and come up with new ways of writing music is to create a unique sound palette or soundscape for all the films I
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One of the first things I want do when I start writing music for a film is to create its own sound world, its own music world.
Needless to say, when I work on a film, it
Any time I get a chance to work with artists that make me inspired and learn new stuff about music - every chance I get, I
Every now and then, as a composer and producer, it
Growing up, I was listening to a lot of Metallica, a lot of instrumental guitar music because I started out as a guitar player.
If you make modern rap music, how do you write without ripping off anyone else? It
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I was drawn to West Africa. I did listen to a bunch of different styles of African music, and there was something about the percussion and the drums of West Africa, and the energy, that felt so cinematic to me.

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