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Hammer film scores and the musical avant-garde / David Huckvale.

Huckvale, David. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Valencia Main Library ML2075 .H83 2008 37684001069854 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786434565 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0786434562 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: ix, 225 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-214), discography (p. 211), and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Maestros : John Hollingsworth, Marcus Dodds and Philip Martell -- The horror from Vienna : Arnold Schoenberg -- Serial killer : Benjamin Frankel -- Modified modernism : Humphrey Searle and Elisabeth Lutyens -- The uncanny : Richard Rodney Bennett -- Romantics : Harry Robinson and James Bernard -- Prehistoric modernism : Mario Nascimbene and Tristram Cary -- Australian menace : Don Banks and Malcolm Williamson -- Modern gothic : Mike Vickers and John Cacavas -- Catching up with the future : Paul Glass -- Television terror : John McCabe, Paul Patterson and David Bedford.
Summary, etc.:
"This book tells how Hammer Films commissioned composers at the cutting edge of European musical modernism to write their movie scores, introducing the avant-garde into popular culture via the enormously successful venue of horror film. Each chapter addresses a specific category of the avant-garde musical movement"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Motion picture music > History and criticism.
Avant-garde (Music)
Horror films > History and criticism.
Hammer Film Productions.

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