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Music in video games [electronic resource] : studying play / edited by K.J. Donnelly, William Gibbons, Neil Lerner.

Donnelly, K. J. (Kevin J.) (Added Author). Gibbons, William. (Added Author). Lerner, Neil William, 1966- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781134692040 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1134692048 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : ill.
  • Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2014.

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General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
From its earliest days as little more than a series of monophonic outbursts to its current-day scores that can rival major symphonic film scores, video game music has gone through its own particular set of stylistic and functional metamorphoses while both borrowing and recontextualizing the earlier models from which it borrows. With topics ranging from early classics like Donkey Kong and Super Mario Bros. to more recent hits like Plants vs. Zombies, the eleven essays in Music in Video Games draw on the scholarly fields of musicology and music theory, film theory,
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Video game music.
MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Theory
Genre: Electronic books.

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