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  • Music, Performance, and the Realities of Film

    Shared Concert Experiences in Screen Fiction

    By Benjamin Winters

    This book examines the relationship between narrative film and reality, as seen through the lens of on-screen classical concert performance. By investigating these scenes, wherein the performance of music is foregrounded in the narrative, Winters uncovers how concert performance reflexively…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • The Music of Michael Nyman

    Texts, Contexts and Intertexts

    By Pwyll ap Siôn

    Nyman's rise to international prominence during the last three decades has made him one of the world's most successful living composers. His music has nevertheless been criticized for its parasitic borrowing of other composers' ideas and for its relentless self-borrowing. In this first book-length…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Adapting Idols: Authenticity, Identity and Performance in a Global Television Format

    By Joost de Bruin

    Edited by Koos Zwaan

    Since the first series of Pop Idol aired in the UK just over a decade ago, Idols television shows have been broadcast in more than forty countries all over the world. In all those countries the global Idols format has been adapted to local cultures and production contexts, resulting in a plethora…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Life and Music of Eric Coates

    By Michael Payne

    Eric Coates (1886-1957) is perhaps the most familiar name associated with British light music. Sir Charles Groves said that 'his music crackled with enthusiasm and vitality. He could write tunes and clothe them in the most attractive musical colours'. Coates won a scholarship to the Royal Academy…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Modernism and the Cult of Mountains: Music, Opera, Cinema

    By Christopher Morris

    Adopting and transforming the Romantic fascination with mountains, modernism in the German-speaking lands claimed the Alps as a space both of resistance and of escape. This new 'cult of mountains' reacted to the symptoms and alienating forces associated with modern culture, defining and reinforcing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Popular Music And Television In Britain

    Edited by Ian Inglis

    Listening to popular music and watching television have become the two most common activities for postwar generations in Britain. From the experiences of programmes like Oh Boy! and Juke Box Jury, to the introduction of 24 hour music video channels, the number and variety of television outputs that…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Pop Idols and Pirates

    Mechanisms of Consumption and the Global Circulation of Popular Music

    By Charles Fairchild

    The music industry has been waging some very significant battles in recent years, reacting to numerous inter-related crises provoked by globalization, digitalization and the ever more extensive commercialization of public culture. These struggles are viewed by many as central to the survival of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Gendered Score: Music in 1940s Melodrama and the Woman's Film

    By Heather Laing

    Heather Laing examines, for the first time, the issues of gender and emotion that underpin the classical style of film scoring, but that have until now remained unquestioned and untheorized, thus providing a benchmark for thinking on more recent and alternative styles of scoring. Many theorists…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Music of Mauricio Kagel

    By Björn Heile

    Mauricio Kagel was undoubtedly one of the major figures in the new music of the last fifty years. Growing up in the rich cultural atmosphere of Buenos Aires in the 1940s and '50s, where the writer Jorge Luis Borges was one of his teachers, he became a member of avant-garde circles as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Bruce Montgomery/Edmund Crispin: A Life in Music and Books

    By David Whittle

    Under his real name, Bruce Montgomery (1921-1978) wrote concert music and the scores for almost 50 feature films, including some of the most enduring British comedies of the twentieth century, amongst them a number in the series started by Doctor in the House and the first six Carry On films. Under…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Opera as Soundtrack

    By Jeongwon Joe

    Filmmakers' fascination with opera dates back to the silent era but it was not until the late 1980s that critical enquiries into the intersection of opera and cinema began to emerge. Jeongwon Joe focusses primarily on the role of opera as soundtrack by exploring the distinct effects opera produces…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Scoring the Score

    The Role of the Orchestrator in the Contemporary Film Industry

    By Ian Sapiro

    Scoring the Score is the first scholarly examination of the orchestrator’s role in the contemporary film industry. Orchestrators are crucial to the production of a film’s score, yet they have not received significant consideration in film-music research. This book sheds light on this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

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