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Film composers in America : a filmography, 1911-1970

Author: Clifford McCarty
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Here, film scholar Clifford McCarty has attempted to identify every known composer who wrote background musical scores for films in the United States between 1911 and 1970. With information on roughly 20,000 films, it spans all types of American films, from features, shorts, cartoons, and documentaries to nontheatrical works, avant-garde films, and even trailers. Documents the work of more than 1,500 composers, from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford McCarty
ISBN: 0195114736 9780195114737
OCLC Number: 39913040
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 534 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Films --
Composers --
Orchestrators and Arrangers --
Musical Directors --
A Short History of Film Scores --
Screen Credits --
Terms Used in This Book --
Methodology --
Studios/Composers --
Length of Scores --
How to Use This Book --
Abbreviations --
Studios/Organizations --
Film Composers in America: A Filmography, 1911-1970 --
Supplementary List of Names --
Index of Film Titles.
Responsibility: Clifford McCarty.
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The product of 45 years of research, this study aims to identify all composers who wrote background musical scores for motion pictures in the US up to 1970 is documented. The authorship of  Read more...

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