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The invisible art of film music : a comprehensive history

Author: Laurence E MacDonald
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ardsley House Publishers, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive introduction to film music for the general student, the film historian, and the aspiring cinematographer. It is a historically structured account of the evolution of music in films.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
MacDonald, Laurence E.
Invisible art of film music.
New York, N.Y. : Ardsley House Publishers, ©1998
(OCoLC)40657811
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence E MacDonald
ISBN: 9781461673040 1461673046
OCLC Number: 823170628
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 431 pages) : illustrations, portraits
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: Introduction: Music and the birth of film --
1. Evolution of synchronized sound (1920-29) --
2. The dawn of the golden age (1930-39) --
3. World War II and its aftermath (1940-49) --
4. The decline of the studio system (1950-59) --
5. The changing of the guard (1960-69) --
6. The revival of the symphonic film score (1970-79) --
7. The influence of synthesized sound (1980-89) --
8. Into the 1990s (1990-97) --
Postlude --
Endnotes --
Bibliography --
Filmography --
General index --
Index of titles --
Index of names.
Responsibility: Laurence E. MacDonald.

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