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Music for the movies

Author: Tony Thomas
Publisher: Los Angeles : Silman-James Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd ed., expanded and updatedView all editions and formats
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"Film music fans have eagerly awaited this fully updated and greatly expanded edition of Tony Thomas's popular history of Hollywood film music (from the thirties through the nineties) as viewed through portraits of many of its foremost practitioners."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biografía
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, Tony, 1927-1997.
Music for the movies.
Los Angeles : Silman-James Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)654154413
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Thomas
ISBN: 1879505371 9781879505377
OCLC Number: 37239039
Notes: "First edition"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 330 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: What's the score? Fred Karlin on the mechanics of scoring pictures ; William Alwyn on the aesthetics of scoring pictures --
The golden days. Herbert Stothart ; Victor Young ; John Green ; Alfred Newman --
The Mittel-Europa strain. Dimitri Tiomkin ; Franz Waxman ; Bronislau Kaper ; Miklos Rozsa --
Themes from the Vienna woods. Max Steiner ; Erich Wolfgang Korngold --
The price of excellence. Bernard Herrmann ; Hugo Friedhofer ; David Raksin --
Americana to the fore. George Antheil ; Virgil Thomson ; Aaron Copland ; Alex North ; Elmer Bernstein ; George Duning --
Henry Mancini and others. Leonard Rosenman ; Jerry Goldsmith ; Lalo Schifrin --
More recently. John Scott ; David Shire ; Bruce Broughton ; Basil Poledouris.
Responsibility: Tony Thomas.

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"Film music fans have eagerly awaited this fully updated and greatly expanded edition of Tony Thomas's popular history of Hollywood film music (from the thirties through the nineties) as viewed through portraits of many of its foremost practitioners."--Jacket.

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