Reel Music: Exploring 100 Years of Film Music Second Edition #ad - The #1 film music text, now with more attention to international films. Reel music, revised for a new generation of movie lovers, tells the story of film music through iconic scenes.
A History of Film MusicCambridge University Press #ad - In addition to the central focus on narrative cinema, separate sections are also devoted to music in documentary and animated films, film musicals and the uses of popular and classical music in the cinema. The author analyses the varying technological and aesthetic issues that have shaped the history of film music, and concludes with an account of the modern film composer's working practices.
A History of Film Music #ad - This book provides a comprehensive and lively introduction to the major trends in film scoring from the silent era to the present day, Italy, India, focussing not only on dominant Hollywood practices but also offering an international perspective by including case studies of the national cinemas of the UK, France, Japan and the early Soviet Union.
The book balances wide-ranging overviews of film genres, modes of production and critical reception with detailed non-technical descriptions of the interaction between image track and soundtrack in representative individual films.
Film Music: A Very Short IntroductionOxford University Press #ad - Key collaborations between directors and composers--alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann, to name only a few--come under scrutiny, Federico Fellini and Nino Rota, Akira Kurosawa and Fumio Hayasaka, as do the oft-neglected practices of the silent film era. Throughout the book she embraces a global perspective, examining film music in Asia and the Middle East as well as in Europe and the United States.
She also explores differences between original film scores and compilation soundtracks that cull music from pre-existing sources. As kalinak points out, film music can do many things, from establishing mood and setting to clarifying plot points and creating emotions that are only dimly realized in the images.
Film Music: A Very Short Introduction #ad - This book illuminates the many ways it accomplishes those tasks and will have its readers thinking a bit more deeply and critically the next time they sit in a darkened movie theater and music suddenly swells as the action unfolds onscreen. About the series: combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics.
. Years before synchronized sound became the norm, projected moving images were shown to musical accompaniment, whether performed by a lone piano player or a hundred-piece orchestra. Film music is as old as cinema itself. After opening with a fascinating analysis of the music from a key sequence in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs, Kathryn Kalinak introduces readers not only to important composers and musical styles but also to modern theoretical concepts about how and why film music works.
Today film music has become its own industry, indispensable to the marketability of movies around the world.
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Complete Guide to Film Scoring: The Art and Business of Writing Music for Movies and TVBerklee Press #ad - Essential for anyone interested in the business, royalties, covering topics such as: preparing and recording a score, this book teaches the Berklee approach to the art, process and procedures of writing music for film or television, publishing, contracts and fees, copyrights and much more. Now updated with info on today's latest technology, and invaluable insights into finding work in the industry.
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Celluloid Symphonies: Texts and Contexts in Film Music HistoryUniversity of California Press #ad - In identifying documents that form a written and aesthetic history for film music, Celluloid Symphonies provides an astonishing resource for both film and music scholars and for students. Celluloid symphonies is a unique sourcebook of writings on music for film, bringing together fifty-three critical documents, many previously inaccessible.
Celluloid Symphonies: Texts and Contexts in Film Music History #ad - . It includes essays by those who created the music—max steiner, technological innovations, aesthetic choices, Jerry Goldsmith, Erich Korngold, Elmer Bernstein and Howard Shore—and outlines the major trends, and commercial pressures that have shaped the relationship between music and film from 1896 to the present.
Julie hubbert’s introductory essays offer a stimulating overview of film history as well as critical context for the close study of these primary documents.