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How Does Horror Film Music Create Dread?
13 December 2018, 16:14 | Updated: 14 December 2018, 14:34
How does horror film music create dread - even when it's just a low tone?
Name: Sam, Chichester
Qualifications: Studied sociology
Answer: The music just amplifies what is seen on the screen but low frequency music builds tension over a period of time.
Horror films make use of subsonic and infrasonic sounds.
These sound waves have internal effects on our adrenaline levels.