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♦ ♦ “It’s Not Only Trivial, It’s Bad, Vulgar”: Ken Russell’s Composer Biopics and the Uneasy Realignment of Work and Culture

Kay Dickinson

in Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326635
eISBN:
9780199851676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326635.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter analyzes British director Ken Russell's biographical film about composer Edward Elgar titled Elgar which was released in 1962. During this period Elgar already seemed a dusty anachronism ... More


“Just an Innocent Bystander”: The Composer Films of Ken Russell

John C. Tibbetts

in Composers in the Movies: Studies in Musical Biography

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106749
eISBN:
9780300128031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106749.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter is mainly concerned with Ken Russell and his breakthrough Elgar, which had inaugurated a unique sensibility in the conception and crafting of biography, art, and ideas on film—an ... More


. ‘Start as you mean to go on’: Ken Russell’s Early Amateur Films

Brian Hoyle

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Ken Russell’s first three amateur fiction films, Peepshow (1956), Knights on Bikes (1956) and Amelia and the Angel (1958), the work which famously brought him to the attention ... More


On the British Reception of Ken Russell’s Mahler

Eftychia Papanikolaou

in Rethinking Mahler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199316090
eISBN:
9780190665975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199316090.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Ken Russell’s Mahler (1974) constitutes aesthetically and historically one of the most idiosyncratic and rewarding composer biopics. With a train as locus of the diegesis, the narrative provides ... More


Spaced Out: Between the ‘Golden Years’

Christine Cornea

in Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624652
eISBN:
9780748671106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624652.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes a range of films that appeared in the 1960s. It then addresses the ‘new art’ films that appeared in the late 1960s throughout the 1970s. The 1960s was a time when science ... More


Revisionist Portraits: A Medley of Recent Composer Biopics

John C. Tibbetts

in Composers in the Movies: Studies in Musical Biography

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106749
eISBN:
9780300128031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106749.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter describes revision of the conventional attitudes toward history and biography caused by the breakup of the classical studio oligopoly, post-Vietnam disillusionment and cynicism, ... More


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