Changing Tunes: The Use of Pre-existing Music in Film

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Phil Powrie, Robynn Jeananne Stilwell
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Music - 205 pages
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The contributors in this volume discuss the use of pre-existing classical and popular music in film, focusing on a diverse range of case-study examples including Kubrick's '2001', 'Godfather III', 'Brief Encounter', 'Pulp Fiction' and 'Trainspotting'.
 

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Contents

Kubricks Music
3
Using Classical Music in Film
19
Bizets Carmen and the Cinema
46
The Troll Among
74
The Bolero Camp and Almodovar
91
Music Electricity and the Sweet Mystery of Life
105
The Popular Song as Leitmotif in 1990s Film
119
The Fabulous Destiny of the Accordion in French Cinema
137
The Record as Ritual Object in Girls
152
The Pop Video in the Age of the Sampler
167
Filmography
180
Index
199
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