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Title The Routledge companion to screen music and sound / edited by Miguel Mera, Ronald Sadoff, and Ben Winters
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 633 pages) : illustrations, music
Series Routledge companions
Routledge companions.
Contents Introduction: Framing Screen Music and Sound; Part 1 Issues in the Study of Screen Music and Sound; 1. The Ghostly Effect Revisited; 2. Mystical Intimations, the Scenic Sublime, and the Opening of the Vault: De-classicizing the Late-romantic Revival in the Scoring of 'New Hollywood' Blockbusters c. 1977-1993; 3. Screen Music and the Question of Originality; 4. Affect, Intensities, and Empathy: Sound and Contemporary Screen Violence; 5. Balinese Music, an Italian Film, and an Ethnomusicological Approach to Screen Music and Sound; 6; Emphatic and Ecological Sounds in Gameworld Interfaces; 7. "You Have to Feel a Sound for It to Be Effective": Sonic Surfaces in Film and Television; 8. Screen Music, Narrative, and/or Affect: Kieślowski's Musical Bodies; 9. Roundtable: Current Perspectives on Music, Sound, and Narrative in Screen Media; Part 2 Historical Approaches; 10. Sound Design and Its Interactions with Music: Changing Historical Perspectives; 11. Dimensions of Game Music History; 12. The Changing Audio, Visual, and Narrative Parameters of Hindi Film Songs; 13. From Radio to Television: Sound Style and Audio Technique in Early TV Anthology Dramas; 14. Manifest Destiny, the Space Race, and 1960s Television; 15. The Early Cinema Soundscape; 16. The Shock of the Old: The Restoration, Reconstruction, or Creation of 'Mute'-Film Accompaniments; 17. Music That Works: Listening to Prestige British Industrial Films; 18. The Fine Art of Repurposing: A Look at Scores for Hollywood B Films in the 1930s; 19. Trailer or Leader? The Role of Music and Sound in Cinematic Previews
Part 3 Production and Process; 20. A Star is Born: Max Steiner in the Studios, 1929-1939; 21. Sound Standings: A Brief History of the Impact of Labor and Professional Representation on the Place of Early Sound Workers in the Industry (1927-1937); 22. In Sync? Music Supervisors, Music Placement Practices, and Industrial Change; 23. Shaping the Soundtrack? Hollywood Preview Audiences; 24. Craft, Art, or Process: The Question of Creativity in Orchestration for Screen; 25. Post-Apartheid Cinema; 26. Simulation: Squaring the Immersion, Realism, and Gameplay Circle; 27. The Voice Delivers the Threats, Foley Delivers the Punch: Embodied Knowledge in Foley Artistry; 28. Direct Sounds, Language Swaps, and Directors' Cuts: The Quest for Fidelity in the Film Soundtrack; Part 4 Cultural and Aesthetic Perspectives; 29. From Disney to Dystopia: Transforming "Brazil" for a US Audience; 30. Birth and Death of the Cool: The Glorious Afflictions of Jazz on Screen; 31. Home Theater(s): Technology, Culture, and Style; 32. Drive, Speed, and Narrative in the Soundscapes of Racing Games; 33. Music, Genre, and Nationality in the Postmillennial Fantasy Role-Playing Game; 34. 'Sounding Japanese: traditions of music in Japanese cinema; 35. Sounding transculturation: western opera in Korea during the Japanese occupation (1910-1945); 36. Christopher Plummer learns to sing: the torn masculinities of mid-century US musicals; 37. Music, whiteness, and masculinity in Michael Mann's The Last of the Mohicans; 38. Some assembly required: hybrid scores in Moonrise Kingdom and The Grand Budapest Hotel
Part V Analyses and methodologies; 39. Methods and challenges of analyzing screen media; 40. From intuition to evidence: the experimental psychology of film music; 41. Idolizing the synchronized score: studying Indiana Jones hypertexts; 42. Fearful symmetries: music as metaphor in doppelgänger films; 43. Musical dreams and nightmares: an analysis of Flower; 44. Reverb, acousmata, and the backstage musical; 45. Unsettling the soundtrack: acoustic profiling and the documentation of community and place; 46. The sound of slime-ness: telling children's stories on the Nickelodeon network
Summary Covering a wide range of topic areas drawn from musicology, sound studies, and media studies, The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides researchers and students with an effective overview of music's role in narrative media, as well as new methodological and aesthetic insights
The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of screen music and sound studies, addressing the ways in which music and sound interact with forms of narrative media such as television, videogames, and film. The inclusive framework of "screen music and sound" allows readers to explore the intersections and connections between various types of media and music and sound, reflecting the current state of scholarship and the future of the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 03, 2019)
Subject Motion picture music -- History and criticism.
Television music -- History and criticism
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Mera, Miguel, editor.
Sadoff, Ronald, editor.
Winters, Ben, 1976- editor.
LC no. 2016055241
ISBN 1315681048