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Film Music : A Neglected Art - Roy M. Pendergast

Film Music

A Neglected Art

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Published: 1st June 1992
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In addition to the new material on the synthesizer mentioned above, the author has completely reviewed the four parts of the book and integrated new material where appropriate: History (an overview from the silent films to the present); Aesthetics (the artistic purposes film music serves and the forms it takes); Technique (how to synchronize music to picture and the special demands of television); and Contemporary Techniques and Tools (comprising video post-production, digital audio, and other innovations). A completely updated bibliography rounds out this informative study.

Prefacep. ix
Foreword to the First Editionp. xv
Foreword to the Second Editionp. xix
History
Music in the Silent Filmp. 3
Music in the Early Sound Filmp. 19
Film Music Comes of Age: 1935-1950p. 35
From 1950 to the Presentp. 98
Music in the Cartoon and Experimental Animated Filmp. 180
Aesthetics
The Aesthetics of Film Musicp. 213
Film Music and Formp. 227
Technique
Synchronizing Music to Picturep. 249
Music for Television: A Brief Overviewp. 274
Contemporary Techniques and Tools
Video Post-Production Techniquesp. 291
Digital Audiop. 298
The Music Synthesizerp. 302
Bibliographyp. 308
Indexp. 315
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ISBN: 9780393308747
ISBN-10: 039330874X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st June 1992
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 14.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised