Changing Tunes: The Use of Pre-Existing Music in Film

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754651376
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/2006
  • Series: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 226
  • Sales rank: 1,323,643
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Ears wide open : Kubrick's music 3
2 The pleasures of ambiguity : using classical music in film 19
3 The Godfather Part III : film, opera, and the generation of meaning 31
4 High and low culture : Bizet's Carmen and the cinema 46
5 Reconsidering Amadeus : Mozart as film music 57
6 The troll among us 74
7 Queer pleasures : the Bolero, camp, and Almodovar 91
8 Music, electricity, and the 'sweet mystery of life' in Young Frankenstein 105
9 The popular song as Leitmotif in 1990s film 119
10 The fabulous destiny of the accordion in French cinema 137
11 Vinyl communion : the record as ritual object in girls' rites-of-passage films 152
12 Narrating sound : the pop video in the age of the sampler 167
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