Leonard Bernstein's on the Waterfront: A Film Score Guide (Film Score Guides)

Leonard Bernstein's on the Waterfront: A Film Score Guide (Film Score Guides)

By: Anthony Bushard (author)Paperback

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Released in 1954, On the Waterfront's Oscar-nominated score represented a rare venture into film music composition by Leonard Bernstein, one of the towering figures of classical music in the 20th century. In Leonard Bernstein's On the Waterfront: A Film Score Guide, Anthony Bushard examines this landmark work, a score that continues to influence composers of film and classical music alike. This book begins with a biographical survey of Bernstein's work, followed by an examination of Bernstein's compositional method, a look at the context of the film, and finally an analysis of the score.

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Anthony Bushard is associate professor of music history at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln where he teaches courses in jazz history, film music history/analysis, world music, and specialized courses on American musical topics.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780810881372
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 234
  • ID: 9780810881372
  • weight: 317
  • ISBN10: 0810881373

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