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Global soundtracks : worlds of film music

Author: Mark Slobin
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2008.
Series: Music/culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
This collection of essays analyzes the music of films from China, India, Indonesia, Egypt, Nigeria, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the US, and includes a variety of key films, periods, and studio practices.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Slobin
ISBN: 9780819568816 0819568813 9780819568823 0819568821
OCLC Number: 213765688
Description: xxiii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preview of coming attractions / Mark Slobin --
pt. 1 American worlds : The Steiner superculture / Mark Slobin --
The superculture beyond Steiner / Mark Slobin --
Subcultural filmways / Mark Slobin --
pt. 2 Global film musis : Cinema systems : That Bollywood sound / Greg Booth --
Tamil film music : sound and significance / Joseph Getter, B. Balasubrahmaniyan --
The influence of Hindi film music on Hausa Videofilm soundtrack music / Abdalla Uba Adamu --
Reflexive cinema : reflecting and representing the worlds of Chinese film and music / Sue M.C. Tuohy --
Cinema moments : Music in Indonesian "historical" films : reading Nopember 1828 / Sumarsam --
"The soul has no color" but the skin does : Angelitos negros and the uses of blackface on the Mexican silver screen, ca. 1950 / Marilyn Miller --
Baianas, Malandros, and Samba : listening to Brazil through Donald Duck's ears / Eric A. Galm --
Diversity and orality in Euzhan Palcy's La Rue cases-nègres / Brenda F. Berrian --
Listening to Abd al-Halim Hafiz / Martin Stokes --
pt. 3 Comparative vistas : Comparative vistas / Mark Slobin.
Series Title: Music/culture.
Responsibility: Mark Slobin, editor.
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