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Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde.

Author: David Huckvale
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2008.
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Music in film is often dismissed as having little cultural significance. While Hammer Film Productions is famous for such classic films as Dracula and The Curse of Frankenstein, few observers have noted the innovative music that Hammer distinctively incorporated into its horror films. This book tells how Hammer commissioned composers at the cutting edge of European musical modernism to write their movie scores,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Huckvale, David.
Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Huckvale
ISBN: 9780786451661 0786451661
OCLC Number: 867931412
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (237 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde; Table of Contents; ONE. Maestros (John Hollingsworth, Marcus Dodds and Philip Martell; TWO. The Horror from Vienna (Arnold Schoenberg); THREE. Serial Killer (Benjamin Frankel); FOUR. Modified Modernism (Humphrey Searleand Elisabeth Lutyens); FIVE. The Uncanny (Richard Rodney Bennett); SIX. Romantics (Harry Robinson and James Bernard); SEVEN. Prehistoric Modernism (Mario Nascimbeneand Tristram Cary); EIGHT. Australian Menace (Don Banks and Malcolm Williamson); NINE. Modern Gothic (Mike Vickers and John Cacavas). TEN. Catching Up with the Future (Paul Glass)ELEVEN. Television Terror (John McCabe, Paul Pattersonand David Bedford); Conclusion; Glossary of Musical Terms; Select Discography; Select Bibliography; Index.

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Tells how Hammer Films commissioned composers at the cutting-edge of European musical modernism to write their movie scores, introducing the avant-garde into popular culture via the enormously  Read more...

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