Contrapuntal sound

Audio that contrasts with the visuals in order to make a point.

Contrapuntal sound refers to an audio track (soundtrack or music) that contrasts with the visual story shown by the video. The use of a contrapuntal soundtrack creates a dissonance that can be used to great effect.

Contrapuntal sound
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