Film Music (The Literature of Cinema Series)

Film Music (The Literature of Cinema Series) by Kurt London

ISBN10: 0405016220
ISBN13: 978-0405016226
Author: Kurt London
Title: Film Music (The Literature of Cinema Series)
Publisher: Arno Press (1970)
Language: English
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Subcategory: Music

Film Music (The Literature of Cinema Series) by Kurt London



ABOUT THIS SERIES -- This is one volume in a large series of reprints of significant and obscure books on film from the early 20th century, assembled by Arno Press in the early 1970's. All of them are nicely-printed, offset facsimile reprints on the inside. On the outside, they are lavender cloth with white details. The series is titled The Literature of Cinema. ABOUT THIS BOOK -- London's monograph on Film Music is noteworthy for its depth and range and is particularly for its European perspective. This is the 1936 Faber & Faber edition of Kurt London's Film Music, translated from the German by Constant Lambert. 280 pp. About 40 b&w illustrations, including excerpts from film scores. TABLE OF CONTENTS HIGHLIGHTS -- Aesthetics and Psychology, From Pianist to Orchestra, Attempts at Synchronisation, Gramophone Records as Accompaniment, The Sound-on-Film Method, Dangers of Background Music, Orchestration Problems of the Sound-Film, Prominent European Film Composers.

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