My Library Account

Record Details

Catalog Search

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

Booth, Gregory D. (Author).

Electronic resources

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780199716654 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 019971665X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 321 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Description based on print version record.
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.
Genre: Electronic books.

Additional Resources