The Palgrave Handbook of Sound Design and Music in Screen Media

Editors: Greene, Liz and Kulezic-Wilson, Danijela
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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ISBN: 978-1-137-51679-4
Category: Arts & Leisure - Music
Image Count: 14
Book Status: Available
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This book bridges the existing gap between film sound and film music studies by bringing together scholars from both disciplines who challenge the constraints of their subject areas by thinking about integrated approaches to the soundtrack. As the boundaries between scoring and sound design in contemporary cinema have become increasingly blurred, both film music and film sound studies have responded by expanding their range of topics and the scope of their analysis beyond those traditionally addressed.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Figures
  • List of Table
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1 Introduction - Liz Greene and Danijela Kulezic-Wilson
  • Part I Boundaries and Their Disintegration
  • 2 From Noise: Blurring the Boundaries of the Soundtrack - Liz Greene
  • 3 Interview 1: Sound Recording, Sound Design and Collaboration—An Interview with Ann Kroeber - Liz Greene
  • 4 Organizing Sound: Labour Organizations and Power Struggles that Helped Define Music and Sound in Hollywood - Gianluca Sergi
  • 5 Mixing as a Hyperorchestrati on Tool - Sergi Casanelles
  • 6 Emotional Sound Effects and Metal Machine Music: SoundWorlds in Silent Hill Games and Films - K. J. Donnelly
  • Part II Presence, Immersion, Space
  • 7 Towards 3-D Sound: Spatial Presence and the Space Vacuum - Miguel Mera
  • 8 Inner and Outer Worlds in the Film Gravity: A Multidisciplinary Approach - Gilbert Gabriel and David Sonnenschein
  • 9 Intertwining Music and Sound in Film - Martine Huvenne
  • 10 Interview 2: Reality and Representation—An Interview with Dario Marianelli - Miguel Mera
  • Part III Listening: Affect and Body
  • 11 Sound Effects/ Sound Affects: ‘Meaningful’ Noise in the Cinema - James Wierzbicki
  • 12 Listening to Violence: Point-of-Audition Sound, Aural Interpellation, and the Rupture of Hearing - Tony Grajeda
  • 13 Acoustic Disgust: Sound, Affect, and Cinematic Violence - Lisa Coulthard
  • Part IV Time and Memory
  • 14 Mad Sound and the Crystal-Image: The Soundtrack of Rivette's L'Amour fou - Byron Almén and James Buhler
  • 15 The Sonic Realm in The Quatermass Experiment: Medium and Genre and Sound - Robynn J. Stilwell
  • 16 Sound, Music and Memory in Jia Zhangke's ‘Hometown Trilogy’ - Philippa Lovatt
  • 17 Vinyl Noise and Narrative in CD-Era Indiewood - Ian Garwood
  • 18 Interview 3: Mixing Punk Rock, Classical, and New Sounds in Film Music—An Interview with Brian Reitzell - Meghan Joyce Tozer
  • Part V Breaking Conventions
  • 19 From Analogue to Digital: Synthesizers and Discourses of Film Sound in the 1980s - Katherine Spring
  • 20 Unlearning Film School: The ‘lo-fi’ Soundtracks of Joe Swanberg - Nessa Johnston
  • 21 The Janus Project: Cristobal Tapia de Veer's Utopia, Anempathetic Empathy and the Radicalization of Convention - Annette Davison and Nicholas Reyland
  • 22 Interview 4: Building Bridges: Sound Design as Collaboration, as Style and as Music in The Bridge—An Interview with Carl Edström - Annette Davison and Martin Parker
  • Part VI The Sound of Machines and Non-Humans
  • 23 The Sound of an Android's Soul: Music, MIDI and Muzak in Time Of Eve - Philip Brophy
  • 24 The Sounds in the Machine: Hirokazu Tanaka's Cybernetic Soundscape for Metroid - William Gibbons
  • 25 Redundancy and Information in Explanatory Voice-Ins and Voice-Offs - Cormac Deane
  • 26 Interview 5: Under the Skin of Film Sound—An Interview with Johnnie Burn - John Hough
  • Part VII The Musicality of Soundtrack
  • 27 Electroacoustic Composition and the British Documentary Tradition - Andy Birtwistle
  • 28 Renegotiating the Overture: The Use of Sound and Music in the Opening Sequences of A Single Man and Shame - Adam Melvin
  • 29 Interview 6: Orchestration, Collaboration, and the Integrated Soundtrack—An Interview with Matt Dunkley - Ian Sapiro
  • 30 Musically Conceived Sound Design, Musicalization of Speech and the Breakdown of Film Soundtrack Hierarchy - Danijela Kulezic-Wilson
  • Filmography
  • Television and Radio
  • Games