Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History

eBook details

  • Authors: James Buhler, David Neumeyer, Rob Deemer
  • File Size: 15 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date: April 20, 2009
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195327799
  • ISBN-13: 9780195327793

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Films accomplish their impacts with sound along with images. An perfect textbook for initial film music courses Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History (PDF) brings music into the context of sound, and sound into the context of the entire film.

The textbook checks out film sound in 3 parts. Through available, interesting, sample analyses and workouts, Part 1 highlights methods to examine a soundtrack in relation to the image track. Part 2 concentrates on the contributions of music to film type and design while providing a variety of in-depth analyses of various kinds of scenes; and Part 3 sets out a succinct history of film sound and music, paying specific attention to the function of technological developments in film exhibit and production.


  • * Includes a glossary of terms for simple recommendation
  • * Extended workouts recommend tools for fundamental analysis of the soundtrack
  • * Historical protection extends from the quiet film period to the arrival of digital innovation and beyond
  • * Detailed sample analyses with timings explain the function of music and sound in private scenes
  • * Interludes at the ends of Parts I and II deal standards for blogging about movies in regards to their sound and music
  • * Provides a broad variety of examples from Hollywood, independent, and foreign movies, along with a concentrated analysis
  • * Incorporates the broadest variety of scholarship on film music presently offered, covering the disciplines of music and film/media research studies
  • * Features sidebar commentary from market specialists and more than 300 illustrations, consisting of images, screen stills, diagrams, tables, and musical excerpts

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