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Music and mythmaking in film : genre and the role of the composer

Author: Timothy E Scheurer
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work studies music scoring in film genres, focusing on artistic and technical methods that modern composers employ. Each chapter begins with an analysis of major narrative and scoring conventions of a particular genre and concludes with an analysis of film examples. Several photographic stills and music excerpts are included, along with a select bibliography and discography"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy E Scheurer
ISBN: 9780786431908 0786431903
OCLC Number: 429487779
Description: vii, 265 pages : illustrations, notation musicale ; 26 cm
Contents: Major genres. Introduction : Film genre/film music ; Alien harmonies : the science fiction film ; Music for the mean streets : the hardboiled-detective film ; Swashbuckling symphonies : the historical romance film ; The rhythm of the range : the western film score ; From Swan Lake to synthesizers : the music of horror films --
Gender/genre : heroism in sports films and the woman's film. "The best there ever was in the game" : musical mythopoesis and heroism in film scores of recent sports movies ; "I always thought I was" : heroism and music in three women's films.
Responsibility: Timothy E. Scheurer.

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Studies the conventions of music scoring in major film genres, focusing on the artistic and technical methods that composers employ to underscore and accompany the visual events. This work includes  Read more...

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