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Sound theory sound practice

Author: Rick Altman
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1992.
Series: AFI film readers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Aiming to broaden the previous field of research on sound, this book promises to renew the debate over the importance of sound to cinema, from a theoretical as well as a historical perspective.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Altman
ISBN: 0415904560 9780415904568 9780415904575 0415904579
OCLC Number: 911302144
Description: 291 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The material heterogeneity of recorded sound ; Theoretical perspectives. Four and a half film fallacies ; Sound space / Rick Altman --
Reading, writing, and representing sound / James Lastra --
"She sang live, but the microphone was turned off" : the live, the recorded, and the subject of representation / Steve Wurtzler --
Wasted words / Michel Chion --
Historical speculations. Sound/history / Rick Altman --
Historical and theoretical issues in the coming of recorded sound to the cinema / Alan Williams --
Translating America : the Hollywood multilinguals 1929-1933 / Nataša Ďurovičová --
1950s magnetic sound : the frozen revolution / John Belton --
Neglected domains. Sound's dark corners / Rick Altman --
Women's voices in third world cinema / Amy Lawrence --
The sound of early Warner Bros. cartoons / Scott Curtis --
Imagining the sound(s) of Shakespeare : film sound and adaptation / Mary Pat Klimek --
Conventions of sound in documentary / Jeffrey K. Ruoff --
And then there was sound : the films of Andrei Tarkovsky / Andrea Truppin --
A baker's dozen of new terms for sound analysis / Rick Altman.
Series Title: AFI film readers.
Responsibility: edited by Rick Altman.


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