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Tuning in : American narrative television music

Author: Ronald W Rodman
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Series: Oxford music/media.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work looks at and listens to the first 50 years of American narrative television music as a unique art form. Drawing on music in a wide variety of television genres, author Ronald Rodman develops a new theory of television music to explain how it conveys meaning to American viewing audiences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald W Rodman
OCLC Number: 646215480
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 356 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : what were musicians saying about television music during the first decade of broadcasting? --
Toward an associative theory of television music --
"Hello out there in TV land" : musical agency in the early television anthology drama --
"And now a word from our sponsor" : musical structure and mediation in early TV commercials --
"Beam me up, Scottie!" : leitmotifs, musical topos, and ascription in the sci-fi drama --
"Go for your guns" : narrative syntax and musical functions in the TV western --
Tube of pleasure, tube of bliss : television music as (not so) drastic experience --
"And now another word from our sponsor" : strategies of occultation and imbuement in musical commercials --
"Just the facts, ma'am" : musical style change and markedness in the police drama --
"The truth is out there" : music in modern/postmodern television.
Series Title: Oxford music/media.
Responsibility: Ron W. Rodman.

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This work looks at and listens to the first 50 years of American narrative television music as a unique art form. Drawing on music in a wide variety of television genres, author Ronald Rodman develops a new theory of television music to explain how it conveys meaning to American viewing audiences.

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