Music in Films: A Critical Review of Literature, 1980-1996

@article{Stilwell2009MusicIF,
  title={Music in Films: A Critical Review of Literature, 1980-1996},
  author={Robynn Jeananne Stilwell},
  journal={Journal of Film Music},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={19-61}
}
  • R. Stilwell
  • Published 30 May 2009
  • Art
  • Journal of Film Music
The purpose here is not to trace the history of music in film, but to survey the literature about music in film written between 1980 and 1996. Film music literature is a strange hybrid, much like its subject, existing in a limbo cut off from the main body of both its progenitors: neither film studies nor musicology have paid much attention to film music in the past, and like a squalling brat, film music studies have continued to protest loudly the neglect. While it is true that film studies… Expand
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