Listening to Movies: The Film Lover's Guide to Film Music

Listening to Movies: The Film Lover's Guide to Film Music

by Fred Karlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0028733150

ISBN-13: 9780028733159

Pub. Date: 05/13/1994

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The Film Lover's Guide to Film MusicListening to Movies is the lay person's guide to the exciting world of film music. Featuring 100 photographs, including stills from classic films as will as portraits and candid shots of the creators of film music, this book tells how music for the movies is written, performed, recorded, and mixed; how composers work with directors

Overview

The Film Lover's Guide to Film MusicListening to Movies is the lay person's guide to the exciting world of film music. Featuring 100 photographs, including stills from classic films as will as portraits and candid shots of the creators of film music, this book tells how music for the movies is written, performed, recorded, and mixed; how composers work with directors and producers; and how the whole process evolved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028733159
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/13/1994
Pages:
429
Product dimensions:
7.69(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents


Forward. Preface. Acknowledgments. PART ONE: HOW IT''''S DONE. 1. Planning the Score. 2. Composing. 3. Recording and Mixing. PART TWO: THE MUSIC. 4. What to Listen For. 5. Evaluating a Score. 6. A Closer Look at Eight Films. 7. Reviews. 8. The Silents and Other Special Films. PART THREE: HOLLYWOOD. 9. The Studio System. 10. Freelancing. PART FOUR: SHOW BUSINESS. 11. The Oscars. 12. Songs and Soundtrack Records. PART FIVE: A SHORT CHRONOLOGY. 13. Decade by Decade. PART SIX: PERSONAL PROFILES. 14. How They Get Started. 15. The Composers and Their Credits. Appendices. A. Academy Award Original Score Nominees and Winners. B. Soundtrack Shops and Vendors. Filmography. A Selective Annotated Bibliography. End Notes. Index.

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