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  • Sound Design Theory and Practice

    Working with Sound, 1st Edition

    By Leo Murray

    Sound Design Theory and Practice is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the concepts which underpin the creative decisions that inform the creation of sound design. A fundamental problem facing anyone wishing to practice, study, teach or research about sound is the lack of a theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas M. Kitts, Nick Baxter-Moore

    An essential part of human expression, humor plays a role in all forms of art, and humorous and comedic aspects have always been part of popular music. For the first time, The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor draws together scholarship exploring how the element of humor interacts with…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Terrence Malick: Sonic Style

    1st Edition

    By James Wierzbicki

    In the course of a decades-spanning career as a filmmaker, Terrence Malick has carved out a distinctive cinematic aesthetic. Central to this style is the use of sound. James Wierzbicki offers the first comprehensive study of Malick's soundtracks, arguing that they create a distinctive sonic style…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Filmmakers and Their Soundtracks

  • Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki

    Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall is a collection of fifteen essays dealing with ‘iconic’ film composers who, perhaps to the surprise of many fans of film music, nevertheless maintained lifelong careers as composers for the concert hall. Featured composers include Erich Wolfgang…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Heavy Metal at the Movies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerd Bayer

    The chapters collected in this volume shed light on the areas of interaction between film studies and heavy metal research, exploring how the audio-visual medium of film relates to, builds on and shapes metal culture. At one end of the spectrum, metal music serves as a form of ambient background in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Music and Sound in Silent Film

    From the Nickelodeon to The Artist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Barton, Simon Trezise

    Despite their name, the silent films of the early cinematic era were frequently accompanied by music and other sound elements of many kinds, including mechanical instruments, live performers, and audience sing-alongs. The 12 chapters in this concise book explore the multitude of functions…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • The Film and Media Creators' Guide to Music

    1st Edition

    By Vasco Hexel

    Music plays an integral role in the experience of film, television, video games, and other media—yet for many directors, producers, and media creators, working with music can be a baffling and intimidating process. The Film and Media Creators’ Guide to Music bridges the gap between musical…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Reeled In: Pre-existing Music in Narrative Film

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Godsall

    How and why is pre-existing music used in films? What effects can its use have on films and their audiences? And what lasting impact can appropriation have on the music? Reeled In is a comprehensive exploration of these questions, considering the cinematic quotation of Beethoven symphonies, Beatles…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kendra Preston Leonard, Mariana Whitmer

    Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western examines the use and function of musical tropes and gestures traditionally associated with the American Western in new and different contexts ranging from Elizabethan theater, contemporary drama, space opera and science fiction, Cold War era European filmmaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Electronic Music: Reaching out with Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Emmerson

    The theme of this Research Companion is 'connectivity and the global reach of electroacoustic music and sonic arts made with technology'. The possible scope of such a companion in the field of electronic music has changed radically over the last 30 years. The definitions of the field itself are now…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge

  • Recomposing the Past: Representations of Early Music on Stage and Screen

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Cook, Alexander Kolassa, Adam Whittaker

    Recomposing the Past is a book concerned with the complex but important ways in which we engage with the past in modern times. Contributors examine how media on stage and screen uses music, and in particular early music, to evoke and recompose a distant past. Culture, popular and otherwise, is…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Attfield, Ben Winters

    In his 1985 book The Idea of Music: Schoenberg and Others, Peter Franklin set out a challenge for musicology: namely, how best to talk and write about the music of modern European culture that fell outside of the modernist mainstream typified by Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern? Thirty years on, this…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge

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