Music for the Movies
|Rating||:||4.11 (928 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||330 Pages|
Tony Thomas Tells the Tale This is a great book on some film composers from the golden age who I've never seen much about in print.Tony fills in some blanks here of some great composers working in film 50 years ago,. Music for your movies T. J. Williams Overall, good reading, however, related to historical figures. Helps get an idea as to where the Film Industry started and where we are today.. Descriptive analysis of works of favorite film composers A popular and thorough overview of the work of the mainstream scoring composers of both today and yesterday. Author Thomas was a contemporary and colleague of many of the veteran composers, and describes them from his insider perspective as a former producer. Roughly from 1977 (publication date of the first edition) to his death in 1998, Thomas tirelessly promoted performances of the work of his favorite composers in any venue that presented it
An updated history of Hollywood film music from the 1930s to the 1990s, this book presents portraits of its foremost practitioners. It discusses the life, work and influence of Alfred Newman, Victor Young, Aaron Copland, Franz Waxman, Miklos Rozsa, Max Steiner, Henry Mancini and others.