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“Beam Me Up, Scottie!”: Leitmotifs, Musical Topos, and Ascription in the Sci-Fi Drama

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter traces how television music imparts meaning from its borrowing of cinematic musical techniques, in particular, cinematic leitmotif. The televisual leitmotif, which often is derived from ... More


Music in the Movies: A Philosophical Enquiry

Peter Kivy

in Film Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159216
eISBN:
9780191673566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159216.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter aims to show the roots of movie music in the tradition of Western art music for the stage and the consideration of the specific musical practice music in the movies in this chapter. The ... More


Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Gregory D. Booth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Beginning in the 1930s, men, and a handful of women, came from India's many communities — Marathi, Parsi, Goan, North Indian, and many others — to Mumbai to work in an industry that constituted in ... More


Introduction: Who is Anthony Gonsalves?

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a profile of Anthony Gonsalves, an Indian composer and music teacher. Gonsalves was born in 1927 in the Goan village of Majorda and he was the son of a choirmaster attached to ... More


Origins, Training, and “Joining the Line”

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the social identities of the musicians in the film industry in Mumbai, India and the pathways by which they came to be part of this musical-professional group. It analyzes the ... More


Issues of Style, Genre, and Value in Mumbai Film Music

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the issues on value, genre and style in the film-music industry in Mumbai, India. It considers the distinctive notions and patterns of style and genre construction in film music ... More


“Without Music, I Would Be Lost”: Scorsese, Goodfellas, and a New Soundtrack Practice

Julie Hubbert

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/9780199827336.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

The centrality of music in the methodology of Martin Scorsese is most famously apparent in his extensive oeuvre of music-related documentaries. However, his characteristic synthesis of carefully ... More


Changing Structures in the Mumbai Film Industry

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the changing structures of the film industry in Mumbai, India. It proposes a historical model in which overlapping cultural and industrial systems resulted in changes in ... More


Music and memory in film and other multimedia: The Casablanca effect

Berthold Hoeckner and Howard C. Nusbaum

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the artistic representation and empirical study of audiovisual memory in cinema, with a specific focus on memory induced by music. The first section reviews how flashbacks have ... More


Musicians and Technology in the Mumbai Film-Music Industry

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the technologies and the changing “limits of the possible” under which film musicians, recording engineers, music directors and film producers in Mumbai, India operated. It ... More


Roles, Relations, and the Creative Process

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the musical, economic, and social relationships of the creative process that took place in the world of music rooms, music directors, arrangers, assistants and sitting musicians ... 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


Rehearsals, Recordings, and Economics

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the conversion of a composed song into a recorded song, the second stage of the song production process in the film-music industry in Mumbai, India. It explores the public side ... More


Orchestras and Orchestral Procedures, Instrumental Change, Arranging, and Programming

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the orchestras, orchestral procedures, instrumental change and programming involved in song production for the film-music industry in Mumbai, India. It states that the changes ... More


Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Jamie Sexton (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is part of a series which aims to explore the area of ‘screen music’. Volume topics include multimedia music, music and television, Hollywood film music, and the music of Bollywood cinema. ... 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


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

Peter Franklin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195383454
eISBN:
9780199897032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383454.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Critical theorists have noted a regressive discourse of gender running through much modernist cultural commentary; they have highlighted ways in which its value-laden language is often attached to ... More


More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Gregory D. Booth and Bradley Shope (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

More than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music includes many of the leading scholars currently working on Indian popular music and culture. The volume offers a wide perspective on contemporary ... More


Resolving The Paradox of Film Music Through a Cognitive Narrative Approach to Film Comprehension

Annabel J. Cohen

in The Social Science of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199797813
eISBN:
9780199369522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797813.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Music plays an integral part of most movies. Its presence however is often paradoxical particularly when music contributes to the compelling nature of a scene, while being one of the most unrealistic ... More


Emotion and music in narrative films: A neuroscientific perspective

Lars Kuchinke, Hermann Kappelhoff, and Stefan Koelsch

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

There are many different ways in which emotions can be elicited by narrative films. This chapter explores neuroscientific perspectives on music as an important factor involved in the evocation of ... More


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