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Movie music, the film reader
Dickinson, Kay, 1972-
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, [2003]

Physical Description:
viii, 207 pages : music ; 24 cm.
Pt. 1. The meanings of the film score. The language of music : a brief analysis of Vertigo / Kathryn Kalinak -- Prejudices and bad habits / Theodor Adorno and Hans Eisler -- Why music? : the sound film and its spectator / Claudia Gorbman -- Reforming "jackass music" : the problematic aesthetics of early American film music accompaniment / Tim Anderson.

Pt. 2. The place of the song. Banking on film music : structural interactions of the film and record industries / Jeff Smith -- Cinema, postmodernity and authenticity / Lawrence Grossberg -- The silences of the palace and the anxiety of musical creation / Anastasia Valassopoulos -- Must you remember this? : orchestrating the "standard" pop song in Sleepless in Seattle / Ian Garwood.

Pt. 3. The formal politics of music on film. Whose jazz, whose cinema? / Krin Gabbard -- The animation of sound / Philip Brophy -- Pop, speed, teenagers and the "MTV aesthetic" / Kay Dickinson.

Pt. 4. Crossing over into the narrative. Gender, power, and a cucumber : satarizing masculinity in This is spinal tap / Carl Plantinga -- Manufacturing authenticity : imagining the music industry in Anglo-American cinema, 1956-62 / Keir Keightley -- A Madonna "wanna-be" story on film / Lisa Lewis.
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