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A history of film music

Mervyn Cooke

A history of film music

by Mervyn Cooke

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion picture music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMervyn Cooke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML2075 .C68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19968715M
    ISBN 109780521811736, 9780521010481
    LC Control Number2008019383

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Mervyn Cooke's A History of Film Music gets magnificently close to being just such a book. Written in a clean, clear prose shot through with a lightly-worn, concisely-argued scholarship, this is a considerable achievement and an essential read for anyone interested in this vital and still developing genre.'Cited by:   Film Music: A History explains the development of film music by considering large-scale aesthetic trends and structural developments alongside socioeconomic, technological, cultural, and philosophical circumstances.

The book’s four large parts are given over to Music and the "Silent" Film (), Music and the Early Sound Film (), Music in Cited by:   A History of Film Music.

Mervyn Cooke. Rating details 48 ratings 1 review. Mervyn Cooke provides a comprehensive and lively introduction to the major trends in film scoring from the silent era to the present day, focussing not only on dominant Hollywood practices but also offering an international perspective by including case studies of the national /5.

Book Description. Film Music: A History explains the development of film music by considering large-scale aesthetic trends and structural developments alongside socioeconomic, technological, cultural, and philosophical circumstances. The book’s four large parts are given over to Music and the "Silent" Film (), Music and the Early Sound Film (), Music in.

'The real charm of Mervyn Cooke's A History of Film Music is the sheer breadth of coverage and the passion with which this coverage is conveyed.

Never before has a work attempted such a wide-ranging, vivid, and well-documented sweep of film music and, for this reason among many others, it is a work thoroughly to be recommended.'Cited by:   Film Music: A History.

By James Wierzbicki. New York: Routledge, [xv, p. ISBN (hardcover), $; ISBN (paperback), $] Illustrations, bibliography, index. The past ten years or so have seen a flurry of textbooks published for film music courses. Wierzbicki's book is billed as "not the history of film music.

A History of Film Musicis a survey book that does not intend to be exhaustive. In fact, there are even a couple of places where Cooke encourages, or hopes for, further scholarship to take place. But this is a book that every lover of film music should have on their shelves.

It is a book not so much to be read but to be savored and enjoyed. Elmer Bernstein's Film Music Notebook (Film Music Society Publication) Thirteen installments, was originally published by Bernstein himself between and – issued only to subscribers of Bernstein's Film Music Collection of limited edition recordings.

History of Film Music 1. By: Sara Montero MUSIC IN FILM AND ITS HISTORY 2. THE EARLY BEGINNINGS OF FILM • Thomas Edison invented the Kinetograph • The first Kinetoscope parlor opened on Ap • Inspired by the Kinetograph, the Lumiere brothers invented the Cinématographe • The first public showing of a Lumiere brothers film took place.

Film Music: A History explains the development of film music by considering large-scale aesthetic trends and structural developments alongside socioeconomic, technological, cultural, and philosophical circumstances. Mervyn Cooke's A History of Film Music gets magnificently close to being just such a book.W Written in a clean, clear prose shot through with a lightly-worn, concisely-argued scholarship, this is a considerable achievement and an essential read for anyone interested in this vital and still developing genre.'.

The author analyses the varying technological and aesthetic issues that have shaped the history of film music, and concludes with an account of the modern film composer's working practices. Mervyn Cooke's A History of Film Music gets magnificently close to being just such a book.

Written in a clean, clear prose shot through with a lightly-worn, concisely-argued scholarship, this is a considerable achievement and an essential read for anyone interested in this vital and still developing genre.'. Routledge, - Music - pages 1 Review Film Music: A History explains the development of film music by considering large-scale aesthetic trends and structural developments alongside 4/5(1).

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Never before has a work attempted such a wide-ranging, vivid, and well-documented sweep of film music and, for this reason among many others, it is a work thoroughly to be recommended.'Reviews: The “sound” of film music actually began in the early ’s with the “silent” film, when an accompanist in the theatre provided piano music as background to the image onscreen.

[1] At the turn of the century, movie music became increasingly “diegetic”, meaning it played an onscreen role in the story. I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in a broad perspective on the whole picture, which includes great coverage of film-music made in places far from Hollywood.

If you are looking for a deeper look and analysis into certain aspects of the history, you might find Film Music: A History a more thoughtful read/5(15). This book provides a comprehensive and lively introduction to the major trends in film scoring from the silent era to the present day, focussing not only on dominant Hollywood practices but also offering an international perspective by including case studies of the national cinemas of the UK, France, India, Italy, Japan and the early Soviet Union.

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