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Film music in 'minor' national cinemas

Author: Germán Gil-Curiel
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
Series: Topics and issues in national cinema, volume 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Germán Gil-Curiel
ISBN: 150132022X 9781501320224 9781628926675 1628926678
OCLC Number: 928643672
Description: xii, 249 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction: Film, Music & National Cinemas: Asia, Africa and Latin America German Gil-Curiel, Sino-British College, Shanghai, ChinaChapter 2: New Zealand Cinema, National Identity and Don McGlashanHenry Johnson, University of Otago, New Zealand Chapter 3: Chinese Identity and Total Art: Tan Dun's Aesthetics of Visual MusicGerman Gil-Curiel, Sino-British College, Shanghai, China Chapter 4: The China Melody: Musical Invention of Borderless Fantasy on Japan's Imperial ScreenChikako Nagayama, McMaster University, Canada Chapter 5: Collective Nostalgia and Anxiety in Korean Film Music: Im Kwont'aek's Use of P'ansori in Sop'yonjeJooyeon Rhee, Wittenberg University, USA Chapter 6: 'Sobre las Olas', the Waltz and the Films: Classical Music and Mexican IdentityArmida de la Garza, Xian-Jiaotong Liverpool University, China Chapter 7: Black Orpheus (1959) and Brazilian IdentityHans Hess, University of Bristol, UK Chapter 8: 'Yo soy un hombre sincero': Music and Nation-building in Cuban CinemaNicholas Balaisis, Concordia University, CanadaChapter 9: 'Minor' Sounds in Flight: Musical Journeys as Collective Oral Histories and Archival Sights and Sounds in the Films of Bahman GhobadiRowena Santos Aquino, California State University, Long Beach, USA Chapter 10: High and Low: Popular Music in Portuguese FilmCarolin Overhoff Ferreira, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Chapter 11: Between the Ceremonial and the Musical: Music and African Identity in the Films of Flora GomesCarolin Overhoff Ferreira, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Chapter 12: Between the Text and the Subtext: A Reading of Selected Benin Musical Video-Films from Nigeria Osakue S. Omoera, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and Charles O. Aluede, Obafemi Awolowo University, NigeriaNotes on Contributors GlossaryIndex
Series Title: Topics and issues in national cinema, volume 4
Responsibility: edited by Germán Guil-Curiel.


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Mentioned. * The Chronicle of Higher Education * This book competently addresses two elements in need of further scholarly attention: non-mainstream cinema and film music. From Cuba to New Zealand, Read more...

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