Are there things you can write in a film score that you can’t write for the concert hall?

Are there things you can write in a film score that you can’t write for the concert hall?

Paul Chihara Paul Chihara
“…In Hollywood, I became accustomed to hearing “We want it yesterday,” whereas in the concert world, a year to fulfill a commission was not uncommon…”
Douglas J. Cuomo Douglas J. Cuomo
“…I’m not sure there is anything that one could write for concert music that couldn’t be writing for film music, or vice versa…”
Laura Karpman Laura Karpman
“Composing for film is probably most closely related to composing an opera…”
Roger Tréfousse Roger Tréfousse
“Concert pieces are like oil paintings…A film score has to be written very quickly, so it’s closer to painting in watercolor…”

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