Powrie,Phil & Stilwell, Robynn: Changing Tunes: The Use of Pre-existing Music in Film (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction. Part I Pre-existing Classical Film Scores: Ears wide open: Kubrick's music, Claudia Gorbman; Classical music, ambiguity and film, Mike Cormack; The Godfather Part III: film, opera and the generation of meaning, Lars Franke; High and low culture: Bizet's Carmen and the cinema, Ann Davies; Reconsidering Amadeus: Mozart as film music, Jeongwon Joe; The troll amongst us, Kristi A. Brown. Part II Popular Music and Film: Queer pleasures: the bolero, camp and Almodóvar, Vanessa Knights; Music, electricity, and the 'sweet mystery of life' in Young Frankenstein, Raymond Knapp; Popular song as leitmotiv in Pulp Fiction and Trainspotting, Ronald Rodman; The fabulous destiny of the accordion in French cinema, Phil Powrie; Vinyl communion: the record as ritual object in girls' rites-of-passage films, Robynn Stilwell; Narrating sound: the pop video in the age of the sampler, Timothy Warner. Filmography; Bibliography; Index.