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Vol 2, No 2-4 (2009)

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Table of Contents

Editorial Essay

Film Studies in Musicology: Disciplinarity vs.Interdisciplinarity PDF
William H. Rosar 99-125
Silvestre Revueltas’s Redes: Composing for Film or Filming for Music? PDF
Roberto Kolb-Neuhaus 127-144
Mingus, Cassavetes, and the Birth of a Jazz Cinema PDF
Ross Lipman 145-164
Wavering Sonorities and the Nascent Film Noir Musical Style PDF
Roger Hickman 165-174

Review Essay

Against All Odds: The Decline and Resurgence of the Symphonic Film Score in Hollywood PDF
Helen Mitchell 175-200


The Great Crossing: Nostalgia and Manifest Destiny in Aaron Copland’s The Red Pony PDF
Beth E. Levy 201-223
High Noon: Dimitri Tiomkin’s Oscar-Winning Ballad and its Russian Sources PDF
Ildar Khannanov 225-248
The Idyllic Sublime: A Dialog on the Pastoral Style in Westerns PDF
Michael Beckerman , William H. Rosar 251-262


Christian DesJardins. Inside Film Music: Composers Speak Los Angeles: Silman–James Press, 2003. [xxv, 358 p. ISBN: 1879505886. $ 20.95 (trade paper)] Index. PDF
Tony Fonseca 263-265
Dean Duncan. Charms that Soothe: Classical Music and the Narrative Film New York: Fordham University Press, 2003 [xiii, 211 p. ISBN: 0823222803. $26.00 (trade paper)] Communication and Media Studies, no. 9. Index. PDF
Christine Lee Gengaro 267-269
Philip Hayward, ed. Off the Planet: Music, Sound, and Science Fiction Cinema Eastleigh, Eng.: John Libbey Publishing, 2004. [vii, 214 p. ISBN: 0861966449. $24.95 (trade paper)] Music examples, bibliography, index. PDF
Kendra Preston Leonard 271-273
Roger Hillman, Unsettling Scores: German Film, Music, and Ideology.Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005. [xi, 219 p. ISBN: 0253345375. $50.00]Illustrations, bibliography, index. PDF
Paul A. Merkley 275-277
Kathryn Kalinak. How the West Was Sung: Music in the Westerns of John Ford Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, 2007. [x, 256 p. ISBN: 9780520252349. $24.95 ] Music examples, illustrations, bibliography, index PDF
Tom Schneller 279-282
Charles Leinberger. Ennio Morricone’s “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”: A Film Score Guide Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow, 2004. [xviii, 137 p. ISBN: 0810851326. $27.95. Scarecrow Film Score Guides, no. 3. Music examples, filmography, bibliography, index. PDF
Lori Stevens 283-284
David Morgan. Knowing the Score: Film Composers Talk about the Art, Craft, Blood, Sweat, and Tears of Writing for Cinema New York: HarperCollins, 2000 [xix, 313 p. ISBN: 0380804824. $15.00 Music examples, illustrations, appendix, index. PDF
Michael Remson 285-287

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