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Title Music and cinema / edited by James Buhler, Caryl Flinn, and David Neumeyer.

Published Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  781.542 MUSI  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 397 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Music/culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Star wars, music, and myth / James Buhler -- Richard Wagner and the fantasy of cinematic unity: the Idea of the Gesamtkunstwerk in the history and theory of film music / Scott D. Paulin -- Leitmotifs and musical reference in the classical film score / Justin London -- Songlines: alternative journeys in contemporary european cinema / Wendy Everett -- Strategies of remembrance: Music and history in the new German cinema / Caryl Flinn -- Kansas City dreamin': Robert Altman's jazz history lesson / Krin Gabbard -- Music, drama, Warner Brothers: the cases of Casablanca and The Maltese falcon / Martin Marks -- Tonal design and the aesthetic of pastiche in Herert Stothart's Maytime / Ronald Rodman -- Finding release: "Storm Clouds" and The Man who knew too much / Murray Pomerance -- That money-making "Moon River" sound: Thematic organization and orchestration in the film music of Henry Mancini / Jeff Smith -- Ultrasound: the Feminine in the age of mechanical reproduction / Michelle Lekas -- Designing women: Art deco, the musical, and the female body / Lucy Fischer -- Disciplining Josephine Baker: Gender, race, and the limits of disciplinarity / Kathryn Kalinak -- Inventing the cinema soundtrack: Hollywood's multiplane sound system / Rick Altman, with McGraw Jones and Sonia Tatroe -- Film music: perspectives from cognitive psychology / Annabel J. Cohen.
Leitmotif: new debates and questions -- Beyond classical film music -- Style and practice in classical film music -- Gender, ethnicity, identity -- Methodological possibilities.
Summary Music and Cinema brings together leading scholars in musicology, music theory, film studies, and cultural studies to explore the importance of music in the cinematic construction of ideologies. The 15 essays include "Songlines: Alternative Journeys in Contemporary European Cinema" by Wendy Everett; "Strategies of Remembrance: Music and History in the New German Cinema" by Caryl Flinn; "Designing Women: Art Deco, the Musical, and the Female Body" by Lucy Fischer; "Kansas City Dreamin': Robert Altman's Jazz History Lesson" by Krin Gabbard; "Disciplining Josephine Baker: Gender, Race, and the Limits of Disciplinarity" by Kathryn Kalinak; "Finding Release: Storm Clouds and The Man Who Knew Too Much" by Murray Pomerance, and many more.
Other author Neumeyer, David.
Flinn, Caryl.
Buhler, James, 1964-
Subject Motion picture music -- History and criticism.
Musical films -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0819564109 (cl : alk. paper)
0819564117 (pa : alk. paper)