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May 7, 2020

It's been a while since the last post, and from time to time, I receive messages of people asking questions about The John Williams Compositional Techniques book.
I am glad that the material presented on this blog h...

July 30, 2017

One of the most required musical expressions in action film music is chaos. Though less and less used nowadays, chaotic textures provide incomparable richness to the scenes and cannot be taken for granted.

“Out of ch...

January 27, 2017

I believe Jurassic Park to be one of the finest writings John has ever made.

The action cues of this movie are one of the most intriguing in film writing I have ever seen and they can be understood by studying the ma...

January 20, 2017

In the first two examples of Creation of Texture, we put into test what we have learned from the previous chapters. These first exercises were meant for pure musical creation and had no connection with the actual ha...

January 10, 2017


Creation of Texture is the last chapter of my project which I call The John Williams Compositional Techniques book. Part of it has been quoted here in this blog...

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