Music plays an important role throughout Severance, not only for setting the mood and tone of any given scene, but also for the creative way that music is woven into the story itself.
Main Article: Severance Soundtrack
The Season 1 score (released by Apple as the ”soundtrack”) was composed by Theodore Shapiro and consists of 19 pieces that are mainly a mix of piano and synthesizer. The stuttering sound effect that is accompanied by flickering edits between two scenes or (fritz cuts) is built into the score, and not a sound effect layered onto the scene in post-production,
Composer Theodore Shapiro won the 2022 Emmy for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series/Dramatic Score.
Fun Tweet with Severance theme on multiple psalters: https://twitter.com/folksongs68/status/1552046402103980032?s=20&t=k2XOIe7Qzig7t4GAWJnK-g