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Film and Television Scores, 1950-1979 : a Critical Survey by Genre.

Author: Kristopher Spencer
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hollywood film scores underwent a supersonic transformation from the 1950s through the 1970s. This genre-by-genre overview of film and television soundtrack music covers a period of tremendous artistic and commercial development in the medium. Film and television composers bypassed the classical tradition favored by earlier screen composers to experiment with jazz, rock, funk and avant-garde styles. This bold  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Spencer, Kristopher.
Film and Television Scores, 1950-1979 : A Critical Survey by Genre.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristopher Spencer
ISBN: 9780786452286 0786452285
OCLC Number: 867930539
Description: 1 online resource (377 pages)
Contents: Film and Television Scores, 1950-1979; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Crime Jazz and Felonious Funk; 2. Spy Symphonies; 3. Sexploitation Serenade; 4. Staccato Six-Guns; 5. Sci-Fidelity and the Superhero Spectrum; 6. A Fearful Earful; 7. Rockin' Revolution; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

Hollywood film scores underwent a supersonic transformation from the 1950s through the 1970s. This genre-by-genre overview of film and television soundtrack music covers a period of tremendous artistic and commercial development in the medium. Film and television composers bypassed the classical tradition favored by earlier screen composers to experiment with jazz, rock, funk and avant-garde styles. This bold approach brought a rich variety to film and television productions that often took on a life of its own through records and CDs. From Bernard Herrmann to Ennio Morricone, the composers of.

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