Film Music

Film Music

by Mark Russell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0240804414

ISBN-13: 9780240804415

Pub. Date: 11/09/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Science

In Film Music, fourteen of the world's best known film composers discuss their craft, revealing the creative process that led to the familiar sound of the most memorable films of our time. Like all titles in the Screencraft Series, Film Music is beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated with drawings, scripts, storyboards, models and stills from classic films.

Overview

In Film Music, fourteen of the world's best known film composers discuss their craft, revealing the creative process that led to the familiar sound of the most memorable films of our time. Like all titles in the Screencraft Series, Film Music is beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated with drawings, scripts, storyboards, models and stills from classic films. A companion CD features a composition from each of the fourteen contributors. Musicians, composers, filmmakers and film enthusiasts will find much to learn and much to enjoy in this unique volume.

Includes CD featuring a piece of music from each contributor
Part of the Screencraft series, the first books to explore the crafts of filmmaking by tracing the entire creative process

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240804415
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
11/09/2000
Series:
Screencraft Series
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
9.13(w) x 12.05(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

John Barry (Out of Africa; Midnight Cowboy; Goldfinger); Elmer Bernstein (The Man With the Golden Arm, The Magnificent Seven, Cape Fear, The Ten Commandments); Danny Elfman (Edward Scissorhands; Nightmare Before Christmas; Batman); Philip Glass (Koyaanisquasti, Mishima, Kundun); Jerry Goldsmith (Planet of the Apes, Chinatown, Alien); Maurice Jarre (Laurence of Arabia, Witness, Barbarella); John Lurie (Down By Law, Mystery Train, Get Shorty); Ennio Morricone (The Mission, Cinema Paradiso, The Good the Bad and the Ugly); Michael Nyman (Draughtsman's Contract, The Piano, Gattica); Zbigniew Preisner (Trois Coleurs, A Short Film About Love) Lalo Schifrin (Cincinnati Kid, Dirty Harry, Bullet); Howard Shaw (Naked Lunch, The Silence of the Lambs, Ed Wood, Seven) Gabriel Yared (Betty Blue, English Patient, Vincent and Theo); Hans Zimmer (Black Rain, Crimson Tide, Rainman)

ON THE CD:
Elmer Bernstein (The Magnificent Seven) Jerry Goldsmith (Alien)
John Barry (Goldfinger) Danny Elfman (Batman) Gabriel Yared (The English Patient) Ennio Morricone (The Good, The Bad and The Ugly) Michael Nyma (The Hairdresser's Husband,1 & 2) Lalo Schifrin (Dirty Harry) Maurice Jarre (Dr. Zhivago: Lara's Theme) Zbigniew Preisner (The Double Life of Veronique) Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence) Philip Glass (Koyaanisqatsi) Howard Shore (Dead Ringers)

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