Kassabian, Anahid. Hearing Film: Tracking Identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music. New York: Routledge, Roberston. Read “Hearing Film Tracking Identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music” by Anahid Kassabian with Rakuten Kobo. Music is central to any film. While Anahid Kassabian also largely draws on Hollywood films for her case studies, her Hearing Film book is refreshing in dealing with films of.

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Please try again later. A book that dares much, after all, is apt at points to issue clarion-like conclusions where the evidence allows only for honest surmise. This is a fabulous collection that represents a rigorous and thoughtful contribution to the discourse around popular music and film.

Hearing Film

Help Center Find new research papers in: Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Coulter marked it as to-read Jun 30, Account Options Sign in. Hearing Film allows for a radicalization of the scholarly film music vocabulary. And finally, in “Opening Scores,” she considers how films such as Dangerous Minds, The Substitute, Mississippi Masala and Corrina, Corrina bring together several different entry points of identification through their scores.

Remember me on this computer. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Asdeghik marked it as to-read Feb 25, In these critical contexts, Kassabian found it at least odd that despite the widespread use of popular music in film, it was neglected or marginalized in film music scholarship, and that despite the contemporary attention to audience, the audience had been somehow removed from the cine-musical experience in much of writing film and film music.

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The second, seemingly contradictory stream, again centers on the narrative and its relations with score, but is certainly more nuanced in its approaches.

The Philosophy of Neo-Noir. To ask other readers questions about Hearing Filmplease sign up. Furthermore, there is more continuity and precedent from the pre-sampling kssabian than Katz lets on. Music is central to any film, creating a tone for the movie that is just as vital as the visual and narrative components.

Hearing Film by Anahid Kassabian

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The second chapter is equally problematic. Also, the dude’s surname is ‘Kassabian’, and that’s awesome.

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That there is a codified set of working principles set in place through years of practice and now analyses.

Contemporary Black American Cinema. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Still, there is no book like this—and musicologists of all stripes should be grateful for its publication.

Matt Lewis rated it really liked it Jul 11, Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The range of music the author makes use of in this book heairng remarkable: Thus, in the American South, through the midwifery of Islam, was born that amalgam of African and European musical values that would later evolve into our modern musical vernacular.

Despite these reservations, Hearing Film is a useful volume opening out several conceptual areas within film generally as well as in relation to film music.