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Behind the curtain : making music in Mumbai's film studios / Gregory D. Booth.

Booth, Gregory D. (Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library ML2075 .B66 2008 37684001053811 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Valencia Main Library ML2075 .B66 2008 37684001070828 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780195327632 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0195327632 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780195327649 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0195327640 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-303) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
History, technology, and a determinist milieu for Hindi film song. Popular music as film music ; Musicians and technology in the Mumbai film music industry ; Changing structures in the Mumbai film industry -- The life of music in the Mumbai film industry. Origins, training, and "joining the line" ; Roles, relations, and the creative process ; Rehearsals, recordings, and economics -- Music, instruments, and meaning from musicians' perspectives. Orchestras and orchestral procedures, instrumental change, arranging, and programming ; Issues of style, genre, and value in Mumbai film music -- Conclusion : oral history, change, and accounts of human agency.
Subject: Motion picture music > Production and direction > India > Bombay > History.
Motion picture music > India > Bombay > History and criticism.
Motion picture industry > India > Bombay > History.

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