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Author Buhler, James, 1964-
Title Hearing the movies : music and sound in film history / James Buhler, David Neumeyer, Rob Deemer.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Call # ML2075 .B84 2010
Phys. Description xxiii, 470 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-445) and index.
Contents The sound track and film narrative : basic terms and concepts. The sound track and narrative ; The musicality of the sound track : concepts and terminology ; Music, sound and the space of narrative : concepts and terminology ; Music, sound and time ; Writing about film sound : analysis and description -- Music, film form, and film style. Music in film form ; Music in main-title and end-credit sequences ; Music in performance and montage scenes ; Film style and the sound track ; Music in character and action scenes ; Writing about film music : interpretation -- The sound track : a technological history. Music and sound in the silent era (1895-1929) ; The transition to sound film (1926-1932) ; Music and the sound track in the classical studio era ; The stereo sound track and the post-classical era (1950-1975) ; The new Hollywood, Dolby stereo, and the emergence of sound design (1975-2000) ; Music and film sound today.
Subject Motion picture music -- History and criticism.
Motion picture music -- Analysis, appreciation.
Film soundtracks -- Production and direction -- History.
Alt Author Neumeyer, David, Author.
Deemer, Rob, Author.
ISBN 9780195327793 (pbk.)
0195327799 (pbk.)