2nd Edt. Music for Movies / Edition 2

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Film music fans have eagerly awaited this fully updated and greatly expanded edition of Tony Thomas's popular history of Hollywood film music (from the thirties through the nineties) as viewed through portraits of many of its foremost practitioners.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879505377
  • Publisher: Silman-James Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/2005
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 330
  • Product dimensions: 8.88 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

What's the Score? 1
Fred Karlin on the Mechanics of Scoring Pictures 16
William Alwyn on the Aesthetics of Scoring Pictures 31
The Golden Days 41
Herbert Stothart 46
Victor Young 50
John Green 57
Alfred Newman 65
The Mittel-Europa Strain 77
Dimitri Tiomkin 78
Franz Waxman 92
Bronislau Kaper 103
Miklos Rozsa 114
Themes from the Vienna Woods 137
Max Steiner 141
Erich Wolfgang Korngold 160
The Price of Excellence 185
Bernard Herrmann 186
Hugo Friedhofer 195
David Raksin 210
Americana to the Fore 221
George Antheil 223
Virgil Thomson 229
Aaron Copland 233
Alex North 239
Elmer Bernstein 249
George Duning 262
Henry Mancini and Others 267
Leonard Rosenman 277
Jerry Goldsmith 284
Lalo Schifrin 292
More Recently 301
John Scott 303
David Shire 308
Bruce Broughton 315
Basil Poledouris 322
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