A Research Guide to Film and Television Music in the United States

A Research Guide to Film and Television Music in the United States

By: Jeannie Gayle Pool (author), H. Stephen Wright (author), Leonard Maltin (foreword_author)Hardback

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This volume addresses the difficulties scholars encounter when conducting research on film and television music, providing a detailed taxonomy of film music primary sources and explaining how to find and interpret them. The authors tackle the problems of determining film score authorship and working with recordings of film music. A bibliographic essay summarizes the major works and trends in film music research and provides clear pointers to the most important resources in the field.

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About Author

Jeannie Gayle Pool Ph.D. is a musicologist, composer, documentary filmmaker, and producer. She is a consultant for Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Music Department and the author of Peggy Gilbert & Her All-Girl Band (2008) and American Composer Zenobia Powell Perry (2009), both published by Scarecrow Press. H. Stephen Wright is a librarian at Northern Illinois University. He is the author of numerous articles and books on film music, including Film Music at the Piano (Scarecrow, 2003).

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  • publication date: 28/12/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780810876880
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780810876880
  • weight: 467
  • ISBN10: 0810876884

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