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Musical Creativities in Practice

Pamela Burnard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the social and the cultural contexts in which creativity in music occurs. It begins by considering what constitutes creativity — taking a cross cultural view of music, while ... More


Vococentrism and Sound in Ingmar Bergman’s The Magic Flute

Marcia J. Citron (ed.)

in Voicing the Cinema: Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043000
eISBN:
9780252051869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043000.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bergman’s Magic Flute (1975) is one of the highlights of opera-film. It represents a splendid example of Bergman’s mastery of image and film technique, and a memorable interpretation of Mozart’s late ... More


Selling Sound

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

In the 1990s, the automotive industry began to invest in sound design in novel ways. Whereas sound design had long focused on shielding the car’s interior from exterior noise, it became increasingly ... More


Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

Do you enjoy listening to music while driving your car? Do you find radio traffic information indispensable? Do you appreciate the moments in between work and home in which you can listen to or sing ... More


Introduction

Danijela Kulezic-Wilson

in Sound Design is the New Score: Theory, Aesthetics, and Erotics of the Integrated Soundtrack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190855314
eISBN:
9780190855352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855314.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

The introduction argues that blurring the line between score and sound design represents an important new trend in contemporary soundtrack practice. It contends that the one factor that connects all ... More


‘Visual’ Sound Design: The Sonic Continuum

K. J. Donnelly

in Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773497
eISBN:
9780199358816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773497.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter points to aesthetics developments that are partly inspired by technological developments (particularly the move from analogue to digital sound). Increasingly, film sound effects work ... More


From Movie Brats to Movie Blockbusters

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the new generation of largely college-educated ‘movie brats’ who were central to the shift from the modernist art cinema to blockbuster fantasies in the late 1970s. The period ... More


In Praise of the Sound Dissolve: Evanescences, Uncertainties, Fusions, Resonances

Giusy Pisano

in Indefinite Visions: Cinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474407120
eISBN:
9781474434874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407120.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Blurred voices, undefined and acousmatic; noise transformed into music; the backdrop of a world of imperceptible yet present sound; gimmicks brought about as quickly as they disappear; the fading of ... More


“The Most Beautiful Area”: Soundtrack’s Liminal Spaces

Danijela Kulezic-Wilson

in Sound Design is the New Score: Theory, Aesthetics, and Erotics of the Integrated Soundtrack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190855314
eISBN:
9780190855352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855314.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Chapter 2 provides a historical context for exploring core questions about the production of soundtracks in the digital age, focusing on the relationship between score and sound design and the ... More


Elaborate Chaos: Altman and Overlapping Dialogue

Mark Minett

in Robert Altman and the Elaboration of Hollywood Storytelling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197523827
eISBN:
9780197523865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523827.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 demonstrates that standard accounts mischaracterize Altman’s use of overlapping dialogue, his signature sound technique, and presents a history of formal elaboration intertwined with ... More


Hearing: With a Touch of Sound—The Affective Charge of Audio Design

Aaron Michael Kerner and Jonathan L. Knapp

in Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402903
eISBN:
9781474422000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402903.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on sound design and its potential to elicit an affective response in the spectator. Films discussed in this chapter include: Berberian Sound Studio, Inside, and 127 Hours. ... More


Imagining Sound: Active Imagination and Imaginative Application

Mark Grimshaw and Tom Garner

in Sonic Virtuality: Sound as Emergent Perception

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199392834
eISBN:
9780199392858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392834.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Psychology of Music

Chapter 6 concludes the two-part investigation of imagining sound begun in Chapter 5 by examining sound that is primarily endosonic in origin and that is imagined specifically for creative purposes. ... More


Music versus Sound Design: Defining the Sonic Relationship

Noah Kellman

in The Game Music Handbook: A Practical Guide to Crafting an Unforgettable Musical Soundscape

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190938680
eISBN:
9780197622872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938680.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Each video game has its own unique, visual aesthetic, and it’s up to the composer to complement this visual world by creating a sonic atmosphere. Many of the greatest games have incorporated musical ... More


Sound Design is the New Score: Theory, Aesthetics, and Erotics of the Integrated Soundtrack

Danijela Kulezic-Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190855314
eISBN:
9780190855352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855314.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Sound Design Is the New Score explores film soundtrack practice that blurs the boundary between scoring and sound design, subverting long-established hierarchical relationships between dialogue, ... More


Computer Sound Design

Victor Lazzarini

in Spectral Music Design: A Computational Approach

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197524015
eISBN:
9780197524053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197524015.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The principles of sound design within a computational context are demonstrated through a series of examples and techniques. These include additive synthesis, which is the focus of the earlier part of ... More


The action sequence

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the aesthetic tendencies evident in the construction of the contemporary action sequence, exploring what might be at stake in their inclusion and popularity, and the ways in ... More


Snowpiercer: Sound Designable Voices and the South Korean Global Film

Nikki J. Y. Lee and Julian Stringer

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

South Korea’s audio postproduction sector has transformed itself over the past two decades, developing into an innovative, efficient, and globally competitive industry. The country’s leading sound ... More


Music You Can Hear: Toward an Abstract Soundscape

Bruce Isaacs

in The Art of Pure Cinema: Hitchcock and His Imitators

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190889951
eISBN:
9780190889999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889951.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Pure cinema and the aesthetic of the fragment is applied to the evolution of sound design in the avant-garde experimental silent cinema of the late 1920s and early 1930s. The chapter argues that ... More


Locating the Voice in Film: An Introduction

Tom Whittaker and Sarah Wright

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The chapter defines the concept of the ‘mobile voice’, an understanding of the voice in film that challenges traditional theoretical accounts, based on classical narrative cinema, which examine the ... More


Voice, Videogames, and the Technologies of Immersion

Mark Ward

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the technologies of voice within videogames and how the voice is used as an extension not only of the principles underlying cinematic sound design but also of gameplay and game ... More


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