Hindi Film Songs and the Cinema

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2007 - Music - 281 pages
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Hindi film songs have dominated the popular culture of South Asia and South Asian communities worldwide since the 1930s. Anna Morcom examines the subject from the perspectives of ethnomusicology, popular music studies, film music studies and South Asian studies.
 

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Contents

The Cinematic Study of Hindi Film Songs
1
The Production Process of Hindi Film Songs
25
The Musical Style of Hindi Film Songs
61
Music Narrative and Meaning in Hindi Films
137
The Commercial Life of Hindi Film Songs
181
The Audience Reception of Hindi Film Songs in
207
Conclusions
239
Filmography
253
List of Interviews
261
Glossary of Indian Terms
267
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