Music maketh the mood.

Last night whilst watching The Matrix again I was struck again with how much music, and other film audio, manipulates us and tells us what to expect and how to feel.

Here is a brilliant example of how a scene can be changed by the music used:

Particularly interesting is the 13th style, where it uses a big bombastic piece and the impact is initially huge. But then, as they walk down the corridor the impact is lost and the viewer confused because none of the hard hitting stings seem to match the action.