The Composer in Hollywood

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Marion Boyars, Jan 1, 1990 - Music - 346 pages
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Christopher Palmer discusses the life and work of eleven great Hollywood composers -- Steiner, Korngold, Newman, Waxman, Tiomkin, Webb, Rozsa, Herrmann, North, Bernstein, and Rosenman -- analyzing the scores of many well-known films. Each chapter is written in clear non-technical language for the general reader as well as film and music enthusiasts.

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An interesting insight into the world and lives of Hollywood composers in the golden era and its aftermath. My attention flagged a little in the Miklos Rozsa chapter, which felt like it went on a ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
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Birth of an
15
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
51
Copyright

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