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Max Steiner : composing, Casablanca, and the golden age of film music

Author: Peter Wegele
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography of Steiner provides insight into how the film music industry worked and functioned during the Golden era of film scores. The central part of this work is an analysis of Steiner's score to Casablanca from a musician's point of view. The author also compares Steiner's work with several of his contemporaries, including Hugo Friedhofer, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Alfred Newman, and Franz Waxman.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wegele, Peter.
Max Steiner
(DLC) 2013042316
(OCoLC)862222309
Named Person: Max Steiner; Max Steiner; Max Steiner
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wegele
ISBN: 9781442231146 1442231149 1306706475 9781306706476
OCLC Number: 879202837
Notes: Translation of: Der Filmkomponist Max Steiner (1888-1971). Wien : Böhlau Verlag, 2012.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Chapter 1 Introduction --
Chapter 2 The Life of Max Steiner --
Chapter 3 Casablanca --
Appendix A Comparison of Max Steiner with Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Alfred Newman, Franz Waxman, and Hugo Friedhofer --
Appendix B Awards and Honors --
Filmography --
Bibliography --
About the Author.
Other Titles: Filmkomponist Max Steiner (1888-1971).
Responsibility: Peter Wegele.

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This biography of Steiner provides insight into how the film music industry worked and functioned during the Golden era of film scores. The central part of this work is an analysis of Steiner's score to Casablanca from a musician's point of view. The author also compares Steiner's work with several of his contemporaries, including Hugo Friedhofer, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Alfred Newman, and Franz Waxman.

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The composer for such epic films as Gone with the Wind, Casablanca, and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Max Steiner is a major figure in film music history. His scoring techniques have been covered Read more...

 
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