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Soldiers’ Song

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The use of popular music in post-Vietnam Hollywood war films has varied depending on the war being depicted. Swing, the popular music of World War II, goes almost entirely unrepresented in films ... More


Television, the Pop Industry and the Hollywood Musical

John Mundy

in Film's Musical Moments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623440
eISBN:
9780748651115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623440.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Rock ‘n’ roll itself rapidly diversified into a range of musical styles of which the Twist was one of many brief crazes. This chapter examines the rise of the twist-dance and the role played by ... More


A dance to the music of Herrmann: a figurative dance suite

David Cooper

in Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719095863
eISBN:
9781526121066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095863.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that Herrmann’s Echoes owes much to Herrmann’s film work, and in particular has resonances with his scores for Vertigo, Psycho and Marnie. Taking a musicological approach to ... More


The Vanishing Love Song in Film Noir

Krin Gabbard

in Kiss the Blood Off My Hands: On Classic Film Noir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038594
eISBN:
9780252096518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038594.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the racial contradictions engendered by the presence of African American musicians in Jacques Tourneur's Out of the Past (1947) and Fritz Lang's The Blue Gardenia (1953). The ... More


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