Case history of a film score: "The thorn birds"

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Alfred Music Publishing, 2004 - Music - 130 pages
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This text, designed as a tool for the college classroom, gives the reader insight into the creative process used by master film composer Henry Mancini. Edited by Roy Phillippe, the book provides 16 musical examples and includes a CD with recordings from the original soundtrack. The text provides detailed analysis of the ideology and technique behind Mancini's creation of music to be paired with the film's storyline and its images. A must for any aspiring film composer, film music buff, or Mancini fan!
 

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Contents

PreProduction
1
Preface
2
PreProduction
5
The Themes
6
The Thorn Birds Theme
7
Meggies Theme
8
The Mary Carson Theme
9
The Paddy and Fi Theme
10
M7 Awestruck Meggie Episode I
49
Ml 6 Passion Play Episode I
60
M30 Grown Up Meggie Episode I
64
M40 Ralph Leaves Meggie Episode I
70
Ml Opening Episode II
74
M7 Fire on Drogheda Episode II
75
M24 Luke and Meggie Episode II
90
M29 Arrival at the Vatican Episode II
94

Spotting the Film
12
Music Spotting Notes
13
The Logistics
20
Manuscript Paper
22
Dubbing
28
The Music
29
The Music
30
M18 The Letter Episode III
100
M20 New Kid in Town Episode III
102
M20 Bye Bye Dane Episode IV
104
M27 Be Happy Episode IV
110
M28 The Final Scene Episode IV
119
Last Words
130
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