Mera, Miguel & Burnand, David: European Film Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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Contents: Introduction, Miguel Mera and David Burnand; Per aspera ad astra and back again: film music in Germany from 1927 to 1945, Reimar Volker; Music, people and reality: the case of Italian neo-realism, Richard Dyer; Contemporary Spanish film music: Carlos Saura and Pedro Almodóvar, Kathleen M. Vernon and Cliff Eisen; Music as a satirical device in the Ealing Comedies, Kate Daubney; Screen playing: cinematic representations of classical music performance and European identity, Janet K. Halfyard; Outing the synch: music and space in the French heritage film, Phil Powrie; Seán Ó Riada and Irish post-colonial film music: George Morrison's Mise Éire, David Cooper; Angel of the air: Popol Vuh's music and Werner Herzog's films, K.J. Donnelly; Modernity and a day: the functions of music in the films of Theo Angelopoulos, Miguel Mera; Preisner-Kieslowski: the art of synergetic understatement in Three Colours: Red, Jon Paxman; 'The rhythm of the night': reframing silence, music and masculinity in Beau Travail, Heather Laing; Scoring This Filthy Earth, David Burnand; Bibliography; Index.