Music Theory Through the Lens of Film

  title={Music Theory Through the Lens of Film},
  author={Frank Lehman},
  journal={Journal of Film Music},
  • Frank Lehman
  • Published 29 April 2013
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Film Music
The encounter of a musical repertoire with a theoretical system benefits the latter even as it serves the former. A robustly applied theoretic apparatus hones our appreciation of a given corpus, especially one such as film music, for which comparatively little analytical attention has been devoted. Just as true, if less frequently offered as an motivator for analysis, is the way in which the chosen music theoretical system stands to see its underlying assumptions clarified and its practical… 

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