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Acting

Simon Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Opera

November 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 9367 words.

Acting and singing have often been considered incompatible activities, but most successful operatic performances depend in part on successful acting. Acting in opera is, however, different...

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American Rhapsody

Judith Zilczer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art

August 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media; Musicology and Music History. 7592 words.

The opening decades of the twentieth century saw painters renounce mimetic representation for the formal rigors and spiritual transcendence of visual art divorced from reproduction of the...

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Audiovisual Aesthetics in Contemporary Experimental Film

Gabriele Jutz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art

August 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media; Musicology and Music History. 12925 words.

This chapter maps the territory of the contemporary audiovisual cinematic avant-garde, which arose at the very moment of celluloid’s passage from mass use to obsolescence. It presents films...

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Audiovisual Palimpsests

Julie Brown.

in The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 14307 words.

This chapterexamines questions about musical scores of silent films. It highlights the ephemeralityof exhibition practices for the silent film and describes the reconstruction and...

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Auteurship and Agency In Television Music

Ronald Rodman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 14931 words.

This chapteroffers a survey of literature and analytical approaches in the study of television music. It explains the distinction between composer-based,auteurist models and agency-oriented...

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The Avant-Garde in the Family Room: American Advertising and the Domestication of Electronic Music in the 1960s and 1970s

Timothy D. Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies; Musicology and Music History. 9701 words.

Today, the world is surrounded by electronic sounds of all kinds, which were not always so omnipresent or accepted. This article offers a history of the domestication of sounds that were...

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Between Generation and Suspension

Ruth HaCohen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art

August 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media; Musicology and Music History. 11198 words.

The chapter discusses two modes of combining music and moving images that developed in modernism. The first mode, which the author terms generation, relates to a type of animated narrative...

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Case Studies

Robynn J. Stilwell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 3295 words.

This chapterintroduces two case studies of film music. These are analyses of the musical scores for Cecil B. DeMille’sThe Ten Commandments and Terry Gilliam’s 12 Monkeys. It suggests that...

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Classical Music, Virtual Bodies, Narrative Film

Lawrence Kramer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 6442 words.

This chapterexamines the connections between music, particularly classical music, and the representation of the human body in narrative films. It evaluates the validity of several relevant...

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The Compilation Soundtrack from the 1960s to the Present

Julie Hubbert.

in The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 14322 words.

This chapterexamines the film soundtrack compilation from the 1960s to the present. It describes the music video compilation, the compilation by Tower Records, and the digital records of...

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