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Title The Routledge film music sourcebook / edited by James Wierzbicki, Nathan Platte, and Colin Roust

Publ Info New York : Routledge, 2012
Edition First edition
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 RWU Main Library  ML2075 .R68 2012    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for RIC on 08-21-2014.
Descript xv, 389 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references, filmography (p. 354-372), and index
Contents pt. 1. "Silent" film. Early approaches to film accompaniment. Music for the picture / Clarence E. Sinn (1910) ; Playing the pictures / Clyde Martin (1910) ; Jackass music / Lou Reeves Harrison (1911) -- Dreams of the future. Music for the movies / Carl Van Vechten (1916) ; The surveys of Le film : music and the cinema (1919) -- Practical advice in the heyday of the silent film. Musical accompaniment to the feature picture / Erno Rapee (1925) ; Scoring a motion picture / Victor Wagner (1926) ; The artistic feature film and music : its genres / Hans Erdmann (1927) --
pt. 2. Early sound film. Transitional concerns. Music and the cinema / Edwin Evans (1929) ; About the music to New Babylon / Dmitry Shostakovich (1929) ; Experimenting with sound films / Darius Milhaud (1930) -- Accounts of the sound film's early years. Musical picture quietly undergoes renaissance / Philip K. Scheurer (1931) ; Musical pictures are here again / Helen Louise Walker (1931) ; Film music experiences its sanest development / Edwin Schaller (1932) -- Debates on the future of music in sound films. A little about movie music / Virgil Thomson (1933) ; Music and the synchronized film / Clarence Raybould (1933) ; Musical surprises / Azary Azarin (1935) ; The experience of the composer / Nikolai Krykov (1936) --
pt. 3. Music in the classical-style film. Practical advice as film music's "classical style" takes shape. Film music / Arthur Benjamin (1937) ; On the Hollywood front / George Antheil (1938) ; History of motion picture music / Franz Waxman (1940) ; Memoranda / David O. Selznick (1937, 1941) -- Aesthetic squabbles. Music and cinema : an impossible marriage / Gianandrea Gavazzeni (1943) ; Music and cinema : a difficult marriage / Fedele d'Amico (1943) ; Music and the screen / Erich Leinsdorf (1945) ; Music in films : a rebuttal / Bernard Herrmann (1945) ; Heard melodies / Bosley Crowther (1945) --
pt. 4. The postwar years. European vs. American attitudes. Music : congress at Florence / Antony Hopkins (1950) ; Film music of the quarter / Lawrence Morton (1951) ; Hollywood orchestrators : the dragon shows his teeth / Hans Keller (1951) ; How film music was born and how it is made today / Georges Auric (1952) -- Foreign ideas. A few ideas about music and film / John Cage (1951) ; Concrete music / Pierre Schaeffer (1954) ; On using musical instruments in film music / Wang Yunjie (1957) -- Stylistic novelties. Scorers skip classics, seek new approach / Philip K. Sheurer (1954) ; Three movie scores issued on LP disks / John S. Wilson (1959) ; British rattled by rock 'n' roll / Thomas P. Ronan (1956) ; 'Real crazy' Mansfield in raucous film / Mae Tinee (1957) ; Films' appeal is based on rock 'n' roll / Mae Tinee (1957) ; The first electronic filmscore : Forbidden planet / Jane Brockman (1992) ; Electronic strains reinforce Andromeda film score / Martin Bernheimer (1971) --
pt. 5. Changing times. Gloom and doom. What ever happened to great movie music? / Elmer Bernstein (1972) ; Whatever became of movie music? / David Raksin (1974) -- Plenty of optimism. Sound and fury over film music / Charles Champlin (1967) ; Notes from a subculture / Leonard Rosenman (1968) ; You may not leave the movie house singing their songs, but ... / Charles Higham (1975) --
pt. 6. The business of film music. Labor pains. Musicians to picket two films in 20 U.S. cities / Howard Kennedy (1958) ; Musicians Guild wins coast vote / Thomas M. Pryor (1958) ; Musicians Guild wins 14% hike in studio pay / Anon. (1958) ; Musicians could be left out when actors settle / Eric Malnic (1980) ; Tentative pact reached in musician strike / Anon. (1981) ; AFM, film producers reach new three-year pact / Anon. (1990) ; Keeping film scoring on our shores / Florence Nelson (2005) ; Union drumbeat's growing / John Burlingame (2010) -- Soundtrack albums. Music is now profit to the ears of filmmakers / Vincent Canby (1966) ; The sound of (movie) music : re-releases of soundtracks past / Tom Shales (1976) ; Movie music : is it becoming hit or miss? / Steven Smith (1986) --
pt. 7. A whole new world. New instruments. Synthesizer upstarts conquer Hollywood / Jeff Burger (1987) ; Computers in the movies : How desktop PCs help create Hollywood's amazing music and sound effects / Lachlan Westfall (1998) ; The unreal orchestra, part 1 : The virtual film score / Michael Prager (2004) ; Sound for picture : Hans Zimmer's scoring collective : composer collaboration at remote control productions / Matt Hurwitz (2007) -- New methods. Making soundtracks, part 1 : Who puts 'em there, anyway / Jeff Rona (2000) ; Making soundtracks, part 2 : More on the differences between the score and the soundtrack / Jeff Rona (2000) ; Music in movies and TV : filling the bill / Nick Krewen (2005) ; Music business insider: Q&A : Jack Rudy / Mike Levine (2007) --
pt. 8. Today, tomorrow. Fin de siècle. Film music has two masters / Donal Henahan (1987) ; In Hollywood, discord on what makes music / David Mermelstein (1997) ; Keeping scores : good old-fashioned movie music is as healthy as it ever was / James Hunter (1998) ; Many ways to score / Catherine Applefeld Olson (1999) -- Onward and upward? Taking movie music seriously, like it or not / David Schiff (2001) ; The soundtrack game is attracting fresh and edgy artists / Dylan Callaghan (2002) ; When is film music classical? / Jed Distler (2007) ; Hollywood composers tune in for rare gathering / Kevin Cassidy (2008) ; 127 hours and other films take experimental turns in music / Todd Martens (2010)
LC subject Motion picture music -- History and criticism
Add Author Wierzbicki, James Eugene
Platte, Nathan
Roust, Colin
Routledge (Firm)
ISBN 9780415888738 (hardback)
0415888735 (hardback)
9780415888745 (pbk.)
0415888743 (pbk.)