"Cinematic music" is a term that refers to music written specifically for film or other visual media. It encompasses a wide range of styles, including orchestral, electronic, and experimental music, and is designed to enhance the emotional impact of the visual images on screen. Cinematic music can be used for a variety of purposes in a film, such as setting the mood, creating tension, and highlighting important moments. It often incorporates elements of classical, popular and ethnic music. The music is composed to match the pace of the scene and support the overall narrative of the film.
Cinematic music can also refer to music which is inspired by the sound and feel of film scores and soundtracks, even if it is not written specifically for a film. It can be used in a variety of contexts, such as in video games, television shows, and advertising. It is widely used to create an emotional and immersive experience that can be used to tell a story and create a feeling of a different world.