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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 10 related to Bernard Herrmann: film music and narrative.    

Bernard Herrmann's Vertigo: A Film Score Handbook

David Cooper - Performing Arts - 2001 - 157 pages
Herrmann's collaboration with Hitchcock spanned eleven years and nine films, and his film score for Veritgo is widely recognized as being one of his finest. This in-depth ...
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The symphonies of Ralph Vaughan Williams

Elliott Schwartz - Biography & Autobiography - 1964 - 242 pages
Historical background analysis, and critique.
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A Heart at Fire's Center: The Life and Music of Bernard Herrmann

Steven C. Smith - Performing Arts - 1991 - 400 pages
No composer contributed more to film than Bernard Herrmann, who in over 40 scores enriched the work of such directors as Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Fran ois Truffaut, and ...
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Settling the Score: Music and the Classical Hollywood Film

Kathryn Kalinak - Performing Arts - 1992 - 256 pages
Beginning with the earliest experiments in musical accompaniment carried out in the Edison Laboratories, Kathryn Kalinak uses archival material to outline the history of ...
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Jerome Moross's The Big Country: A Film Score Guide

Mariana Whitmer - Music - 2012 - 212 pages
With its unique focus on pacifism, The Big Country was an unusual Western for audiences of the 1950s. Produced in 1958, this epic film featured an all-star cast that included ...
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Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music

Royal S. Brown - Music - 1994 - 396 pages
Since the days of silent films, music has been integral to the cinematic experience, serving, variously, to allay audiences' fears of the dark and to heighten a film's ...
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The Art of Film Music: Special Emphasis on Hugo Friedhofer, Alex North ...

George Burt - Music - 1994 - 266 pages
An exploration of the powerful effect of music in films produced from the 1930s through the 1980s.
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Functions of Dialogue Underscoring in American Feature Film

David Allen Helvering - 2007 - 431 pages
This dissertation provides an analytical framework for understanding how music functions in a scene containing dialogue. Unlike previous studies, which largely ignore music's ...
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