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One night on TV is worth weeks at the Paramount : popular music on early television

Author: Murray Forman
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2012.
Series: Console-ing passions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Musical performance has been a part of television since the introduction of the medium. The styles and production requirements of music and of television have long influenced the other. Murray Forman gives the history of this interaction, going back to the early years of television, before the broadcast networks, up through the late fifties. He explores the full range of popular music from show tunes to Latin in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Forman, Murray, 1959-
One night on TV is worth weeks at the Paramount.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011041900
(OCoLC)757838333
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Forman
ISBN: 9780822394181 0822394189 1283542056 9781283542050 9786613854506 6613854506
OCLC Number: 806017781
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 405 pages : illustrations
Contents: Popular music and the small screen frontier: an introduction --
Music, image, labor: television's prehistory --
"Hey TV!": musical pioneers and pessimists --
Harmonizing genres --
The look of music --
Music in a "sepia" tone --
Maracas, congas, and castanets --
Conclusion: rocking the tv conventions.
Series Title: Console-ing passions.
Responsibility: Murray Forman.
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Explores the full range of popular music from show tunes to Latin in a wide variety of television programs, and shows how the standards of presentation and performance developed  Read more...

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