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Music and the Prosody of Voice: Dorothy Richardson and the Transformation from Silent Film to the Talkie

Angela Frattarola

in Modernist Soundscapes: Auditory Technology and the Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056074
eISBN:
9780813053868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056074.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 connects Dorothy Richardson’s film column for the magazine Close Up, where she criticizes the talkie for its unnatural speech and argues for the importance of the musical accompaniment of ... More


“The efforts of the wretched pianist:”: Learning to Play to the Pictures in Britain, 1911–1913

Andrew Higson

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/9780199797615.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the development of an aesthetic of correspondence between music and film in the early 1910s. It was a period of change, uncertainty and exploration, however, and despite ... More


“Suitable Music”: Accompaniment Practice in Early London Screen Exhibition from R. W. Paul to the Picture Palaces

Ian Christie

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/9780199797615.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter explores film exhibition in the 1890s and 1900s in light of evidence for the musical accompaniment of forms of screen media produced in London from the seventeenth to the nineteenth ... More


Music for Dance

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter discusses musical accompaniment for dance. Mastering the use of musical accompaniment can be the single most difficult aspect of teaching for most pedagogy students and young teachers. ... More


The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Julie Brown and Annette Davison (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This book explores the sonic dimension of film exhibition in Britain, from the emergence of cinema through to the introduction of synchronized sound. With contributions from many of the acknowledged ... More


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


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