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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 12th 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 5th 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 29th 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Film Music: A History

    By James Wierzbicki

    Film Music: A History explains the development of film music by considering large-scale aesthetic trends and structural developments alongside socioeconomic, technological, cultural, and philosophical circumstances. The book’s four large parts are given over to Music and the "Silent" Film (1894--...

    Published November 26th 2008 by Routledge

  8. On the Track

    A Guide to Contemporary Film Scoring, 2nd Edition

    By Fred Karlin, Rayburn Wright

    On the Track offers a comprehensive guide to scoring for film and television. Covering all styles and genres, the authors, both noted film composers, cover everything from the nuts-and-bolts of timing, cuing, and recording through balancing the composer's aesthetic vision with the needs of the film...

    Published January 8th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Hearing Film

    Tracking Identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music

    By Anahid Kassabian

    Music is central to any film, creating a tone for the movie that is just as vital as the visual and narrative components. In recent years, racial and gender diversity in film has exploded, and the making of musical scores has changed drastically.Hearing Film offers the first critical examination of...

    Published December 5th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Soviet Film Music

    By Tatiana Egorova

    Series: Contemporary Music Studies

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 23rd 1997 by Routledge