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Workers’ Rights and Performing Rights: Cinema Music and Musicians Prior to Synchronized Sound

Annette Davison

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter explores the role of the trade union and the collecting agency in relation to music in cinemas though the “silent” period and on to the emergence of synchronized sound. A brief history ... More


Sound at the Film Society

John Riley

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter describes the soundscapes of selected performances at the London-based Film Society and examines the reasoning behind some of its decisions concerning the sonic presentation of films. ... More


Two-step, Nerve-tap, Tanglefoot: Tapdance Typologies in Cinema

Steven Connor

in Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Tap dance reminds cinema of its origins in the turn-of-the-century vernacular of vaudeville, circus, carnival and other diffuse kinds of attractions and spectacles. In fact one can make out, in the ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Barbara Kopple

Jeff Jaeckle and Susan Ryan (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439947
eISBN:
9781474460101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439947.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Building on existing interviews, journal articles, and archival research, The Films of Barbara Kopple assesses Kopple’s entire career to date, paying particular attention historical contexts, ... More


Dubbing and Doubling Over: The Disorientation of France in the Films of Michael Haneke and Krzysztof Kieślowski

Alison Rice

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the remarkable movements of characters from Eastern European countries in films by both Haneke and Kieslowski and the way they resituate and reorient France in particular and ... More


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