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  1. In The Space Of A Song

    The Uses of Song in Film

    By Richard Dyer

    Songs take up space and time in films. Richard Dyer's In the Space of a Song takes off from this perception, arguing that the way songs take up space indicates a great deal about the songs themselves, the nature of the feelings they present, and who is allowed to present feelings how, when and...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Music in the Western

    Notes From the Frontier

    By Kathryn Kalinak

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier presents essays from both film studies scholars and musicologists on core issues in western film scores: their history, their generic conventions, their operation as part of a narrative system, their functioning within individual filmic texts and their...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook

    Edited by James Wierzbicki, Nathan Platte, Colin Roust

    The Routledge Film Music Source Book is an annotated, thematically organized collection of approximately eighty source readings pertaining to film music dating from its beginnings to the present, from the US and other select countries around the globe. The documents represent a wide variety of...

    Published August 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets

    Cinemajazzamatazz

    By Morris Holbrook

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets focuses on macromarketing-related aspects of film music in general and on the cinemusical role of ambi-diegetic jazz in particular. The book examines other work on music in motion pictures which has dealt primarily with the traditional distinction between...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Musical

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By William Everett

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    The musical, whether on stage or screen, is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable musical genres, yet one of the most perplexing. What are its defining features? How does it negotiate multiple socio-cultural-economic spaces? Is it a popular tradition? Is it a commercial enterprise? Is it a...

    Published April 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Music in Television

    Channels of Listening

    Edited by James Deaville

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    Music in Television is a collection of essays examining television’s production of meaning through music in terms of historical contexts, institutional frameworks, broadcast practices, technologies, and aesthetics. It presents the reader with overviews of major genres and issues, as well as...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Gioachino Rossini

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Denise Gallo

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Giochino Rossini: A Research and Information Guide is designed as a tool for those beginning to study the life and works of Gioachino Rossini as well as for those who wish to explore beyond the established biographies and commentaries. The first edition was published in 2001, and represented...

    Published January 10th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Musical Gestures

    Sound, Movement, and Meaning

    Edited by Rolf Inge Godøy, Marc Leman

    We experience and understand the world, including music, through body movement–when we hear something, we are able to make sense of it by relating it to our body movements, or form an image in our minds of body movements. Musical Gestures is a collection of essays that explore the relationship...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Music in the Horror Film

    Listening to Fear

    Edited by Neil Lerner

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    Music in Horror Film is a collection of essays that examine the effects of music and its ability to provoke or intensify fear in this particular genre of film. Frightening images and ideas can be made even more intense when accompanied with frightening musical sounds, and music in horror film...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Hermeneutics and Music Criticism

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Hermeneutics and Music Criticism forges new perspectives on aesthetics, politics and contemporary interpretive strategies. By advancing new insights into the roles judgment and imagination play both in our experiences of music and its critical interpretation, this book reevaluates our current...

    Published July 27th 2009 by Routledge