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

Todd Decker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hymns for the Fallen listens closely to forty years of Hollywood combat films produced after Vietnam. Ever a noisy genre, post-Vietnam war films have deployed music and sound to place the audience in ... More


Interactive audio design

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter investigates an understanding of user-generated and collective creativities, which are related to how audio designers work with musicians. It presents accounts of two audio designers who ... More


Jacking the Dial: Radio, Race, and Place in San Andreas

Kiri Miller

in Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753451
eISBN:
9780199932979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753451.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on musical experience in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. By withholding conventional soundtrack music and giving players control over an in-game radio system, the game designers ... More


Symphonic Narratives (and Promiscuous Pleasure): Film Music and Changing Perceptions of the Symphony in the Nineteenth Century

Peter Franklin

in Seeing Through Music: Gender and Modernism in Classic Hollywood Film Scores

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195383454
eISBN:
9780199897032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383454.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

The “history” of film is reengaged through music, specifically the symphony and its modes of internalized and visualized reception in the nineteenth century. The argument hinges upon an extended ... More


Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Nathan Platte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371112
eISBN:
9780199371136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371112.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Making Music in Selznick’s Hollywood explores the network of musicians and filmmakers whose work defined the sound of Hollywood’s golden age (c. 1920s–1950s). The book’s central character is producer ... More


The role of music communication in cinema

Scott D. Lipscomb and David E. Tolchinsky

in Musical Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529361
eISBN:
9780191689628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores musical communication in a cinematic context. It presents empirical and theoretical models of film music perception and the role of music in film. It illustrates some of the ... More


Music as a Source of Emotion in Film

Annabel J. Cohen

in Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230143
eISBN:
9780191696435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230143.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter aims to support the argument that music is one of the strongest sources of emotion in film and open doors to further empirical work that explains why this is so. The chapter is divided ... More


Theories of the Soundtrack

James Buhler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199371075
eISBN:
9780199371105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371075.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book is concerned with summarizing and critiquing theories of the soundtrack from roughly 1929 until today. A theory of the soundtrack is concerned with what belongs to it, how it is effectively ... More


Film's Musical Moments

Ian Conrich and Estella Tincknell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623440
eISBN:
9780748651115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623440.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The scope of this collection is indicative of the breadth and diversity of music's role in cinema, as is its emphasis on musical contributions to ‘non-musical’ films. This book brings together ... More


The Soundtrack Movie, Nostalgia and Consumption

Estella Tincknell

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/9780748623440.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the relationship between musical performance and popular culture, where nostalgia can be central to the construction of meaning. It considers some of the cultural implications ... More


The Literary Soundtrack: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Heard and Unheard Melodies

T. Austin Graham

in The Great American Songbooks: Musical Texts, Modernism, and the Value of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862115
eISBN:
9780199332748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862115.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter studies F. Scott Fitzgerald and the concept of “the literary soundtrack”—that is, a series of identifiable, well-known pieces of music that punctuate literary plots and are intended to ... More


Unvoice in Media and the Arts: Voice Going off the Rails

Norie Neumark

in Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter introduces the figure unvoice to listen to works where the usual relationship between soundtrack and image track is disturbed and disturbing. As unvoicing breaks the usual ... More


Introduction

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/9780520282322.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction lays out the structure of Hymns for the Fallen in broad strokes, noting the chronological scope of the study (35 war films made after the close of the Vietnam War), the subgenre ... More


Soundtracks and Scores

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/9780520282322.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the large-scale narrative and musical patterns of serious Hollywood combat films made after Vietnam. Two larger narrative shapes are identified: two-part forms (such as ... More


Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Carol Vernallis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book argues that we’re on the crest of a new international, intermedial style in which sonic and visual parameters become heightened and accelerated. This audiovisual turn, driven by digital ... More


New Imperialism and Domestic Agitations

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explains how five governors ruled British Guiana between 1900 and 1920, and how the responses of these proconsuls to the colony's complex set of challenges influenced Guyana's economic, ... More


Feeling the Voice: Embodied Aural Encounters in (Philippe Aractingi, 2007)

Nessa Johnston

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Shot on digital video during and after Israel’s aerial bombardment of Lebanon in 2006, Philippe Arachtingi’s Under the Bombs (2007) uses actors to play the lead characters in a fictitious narrative, ... More


A Music Video Canon?

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Music video aesthetics have seeped into other genres, and music video directors like Michel Gondry and Spike Jonze are altering the landscape of feature films. But there are no archives for music ... More


You’ve Heard This One Before: Quentin Tarantino’s Scoring Practices from Kill Bill to Inglourious Basterds

Ken Garner

in Popular Music and the New Auteur: Visionary Filmmakers after MTV

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199827336
eISBN:
9780199369560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827336.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

In this chapter the author analyses Quentin Tarantino’s choice of music for his films from Kill Bill to Inglourious Basterds, moderating his previously published work on music in Tarantino’s early ... More


Introduction: Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The Introduction begins with the problem of defining post-classical cinema, music video, and the YouTube clip. It advances definitions of these genres through consideration of stylistic features, ... More


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