Soviet Film Music: An Historical Survey

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Psychology Press, 1997 - Performing Arts - 311 pages
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

Evolution from the silent to the sound film The duality of music
13
The role of music in creating a mythicised image of socialism
31
The formation of other genres in musical cinema
49
The fortunes of film music in the hard times of the War
71
initial steps towards
89
Music in the postwar cinema of the late forties and early fifties
115
film music of the postStalinist period
133
Change of fortune New means of expression in the language
145
Extending the expressive means of film music A search for
229
film music in the work of Artemyev
249
a change in orientation A transition from
259
Black wave aesthetics and music The crisis of film music under
273
The innovative experiments of Alexander Sokurov and Andrei
281
Notes
289
Filmography
297
Index
305

Song in the cinema of the 60s Crystallization of a monothematic
151
The mixed and chamber types of musical dramaturgy
157
Music by Nadezhda Simonyan and Dmitry Shostakovich in film
167
An upsurge of interest in musical cinema Ways of solving
185
The zenith of musical achievements in the directors cinema of
193
The rise and fall of film music in the period of stagnation
213
Human tragedy as reflected in film music
221
SOURCES OF INFORMATION 135
135
HOW TO READ THE FINANCIAL PAGES 155
155
GUIDE TO THE ECONOMY AND THE STOCK MARKET 157
157
Glossary 161
161
Bibliography 185
185
Index 187
187
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