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Introduction

K. J. Donnelly and Steven Rawle

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/9780719095863.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction examines the significance and history of Alfred Hitchcock’s partnership with Bernard Herrmann. It also demonstrates the enduring appeal and legacy of the partnership in cinema from ... More


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

Steven Rawle and K. J. Donnelly (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719095863
eISBN:
9781526121066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095863.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

For a decade from 1955, Alfred Hitchcock worked almost exclusively with one composer: Bernard Herrmann. From The Trouble with Harry to the bitter spat surrounding Torn Curtain, the partnership gave ... More


Analyzing Chromaticism in Film

Frank Lehman

in Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190606398
eISBN:
9780190606435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190606398.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter provides a set of small analytical case studies meant to illustrate important methodological and interpretive issues that arise in the study of chromatic film music. Five central topics ... More


The Whole Truth: Music as Truth in The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

Reba Wissner

in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199936151
eISBN:
9780190204662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936151.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Much has been written about The Twilight Zone, one of the most iconic television series of the twentieth century, and scholars have offered numerous interpretations, often highlighting how the ... More


Epilogue: Musical Portraiture, the Posthumous, and the Posthuman

Joshua S. Walden

in Musical Portraits: The Composition of Identity in Contemporary and Experimental Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190653507
eISBN:
9780190653538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653507.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

The book’s epilogue explores the place of musical portraiture in the context of posthumous depictions of the deceased, and in relation to the so-called posthuman condition, which describes ... More


“Together” for the Last Time in Since You Went Away

Nathan Platte

in Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371112
eISBN:
9780199371136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371112.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Rather than one score, Since You Went Away has slightly more than two: a rejected attempt by concert composer Alexandre Tansman and another by Max Steiner that includes multiple versions of many ... More


“Whatever Will Be, Will Be”: Gender Equality and the Music of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Joshua Neumann

in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199936151
eISBN:
9780190204662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936151.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The 1956 remake of The Man Who Knew Too Much, the only film Alfred Hitchcock ever revisited, elucidates what is perhaps a unique gesture of solidarity and sympathy with the social status of the ... More


“Hail Muse Americana!”

Annegret Fauser

in Sounds of War: Music in the United States during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948031
eISBN:
9780199345953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948031.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Intentionally nationalist works are often discussed in pejorative terms in historical accounts of twentieth-century music. But during World War II such compositions flourished, including so blatantly ... More


Establishing a Mythos as the Verne Cycle Begins, 1956–1959

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Walt Disney not only demonstrated how color, widescreen, and special effects could serve to vitalize Verne for the screen but also proved that adaptations needed to retain the grounding in the ... More


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