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Music in Epic Film : Listening to Spectacle

By: Meyer, Stephen C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2016Description: 1 online resource (257 p.).ISBN: 9781317425861.Subject(s): Epic filmsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Music in Epic Film : Listening to SpectacleDDC classification: 781.542 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Preface: Epic Genre, Epic Style -- Acknowledgments -- Part I Marketing and Production -- 1 Branding the Franchise: Music, Opening Credits, and the (Corporate) Myth of Origin -- 2 Manufacturing the Epic Score: Hans Zimmer and the Sounds of Significance -- Part II Narrative and Interpretation -- 3 Topoi and Intertextuality: Narrative Function in Hans Zimmer's and Lisa Gerrard's Music to Gladiator -- 4 The Politics of Authenticity in Miklós Rózsa's Score to El Cid -- Part III Pre-Existing Music and the Epic Style
5 From Authenticity to Anachronism: Pre-Existing Music and "Epic Englishness" in Elizabeth and Master and Commander -- 6 Records, Repertoire and Rollerball: Music and the Auteur Epic -- Part IV Songs and Themes -- 7 "The Epic and Intimately Human": Contemplating the Tara Theme in Gone With the Wind -- 8 "We're the Real Countries": Songs as Private Musical Territories in the Epic Romances Casablanca, Doctor Zhivago, and The English Patient -- Part V Genre and the (Anti-)Epic -- 9 Inverting the Epic: The Music of Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven
10 The Western as National Epic: Musical Persona and Narrative Distance in High Noon -- Contributors -- Index
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Preface: Epic Genre, Epic Style -- Acknowledgments -- Part I Marketing and Production -- 1 Branding the Franchise: Music, Opening Credits, and the (Corporate) Myth of Origin -- 2 Manufacturing the Epic Score: Hans Zimmer and the Sounds of Significance -- Part II Narrative and Interpretation -- 3 Topoi and Intertextuality: Narrative Function in Hans Zimmer's and Lisa Gerrard's Music to Gladiator -- 4 The Politics of Authenticity in Miklós Rózsa's Score to El Cid -- Part III Pre-Existing Music and the Epic Style

5 From Authenticity to Anachronism: Pre-Existing Music and "Epic Englishness" in Elizabeth and Master and Commander -- 6 Records, Repertoire and Rollerball: Music and the Auteur Epic -- Part IV Songs and Themes -- 7 "The Epic and Intimately Human": Contemplating the Tara Theme in Gone With the Wind -- 8 "We're the Real Countries": Songs as Private Musical Territories in the Epic Romances Casablanca, Doctor Zhivago, and The English Patient -- Part V Genre and the (Anti-)Epic -- 9 Inverting the Epic: The Music of Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven

10 The Western as National Epic: Musical Persona and Narrative Distance in High Noon -- Contributors -- Index

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<p>Stephen C. Meyer is Associate Professor of Musicology at the University of Cincinnati.</p>

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