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Use of music in A Dolls House Music as an art of the theater has its roots in primitive ritual and ceremony and its branches in every modern means of theatrical presentation Its functions are as varied as the forms require and range from being the primary reason for performance as in opera to mere noise filling a vacuum in imagination for some screen and stage presentations Theater music is all music composed to govern enhance or support a theatrical conception Music composed for theatrical purposes obeys different laws than does the music for concert performance or conventional opera Whereas in opera the music dictates the form in which the dramatic visual imagery is presented and governs its development in other kinds of theater the music is at best an equal partner among its principal elements In concert of course the music is the sole factor that determines the experience Theatrical music is variously related to the type of a character and his behavior Music can accompany characters actions such as movement and his behavior In some instances music is dominant in some it is subservient If a character is moving quickly you would have an instrument such as a violin playing rapidly and have it follow his actions On the other hand if the character was dragging himself you would have and instrument such as a cello play slow stretched out notes Today we have the technology and tools to make every play performance better and more effective than the ones previously preformed Different performances are made to suit different audiences Producers and directors are ones who modify plays in order to satisfy their audience Every play director has his idea of creating a great impact on the audience Some of them fail and some succeed All plays function in a different way and are written to be performed They are not like prose or poetry In poetry for
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