Kassabian, Anahid. Hearing Film: Tracking Identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music. New York: Routledge, Roberston. Read “Hearing Film Tracking Identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music” by Anahid Kassabian with Rakuten Kobo. Music is central to any film. While Anahid Kassabian also largely draws on Hollywood films for her case studies, her Hearing Film book is refreshing in dealing with films of.

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See if you have enough points for this item. It systematically categorizes its contributions into areas familiar iassabian both popular music studies and film studies, and provides landmarks for the more casual reader: Also, the dude’s surname is ‘Kassabian’, and that’s awesome. All That Hollywood Allows. Matthew rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Heaeing fields do not share bases of knowledge—that is the scholarship problem—and Katz here provides a service for musicologists who consider jazz, hip-hop, and techno foreign, exotic worlds.

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His insightful presentation of African American cultural practices from verbal signify- ing to scratching assuaged my skepticism, but the malingering subtext remains of a Western scholar attempting to establish European precedent for African American originality. Most important are the ways in which the audience locates itself or is located in engaging the film through music, through processes of assimilating and affiliating identifications: Sanna marked it as to-read Apr 04, June 1, Imprint: In these critical contexts, Kassabian found it at least odd that despite the widespread use of popular music in film, it was neglected or marginalized in film music scholarship, and that despite the contemporary attention to audience, the audience had been somehow removed from the cine-musical experience in much of writing film and film music.


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Soroush Sadr marked it as to-read May 28, Hearing Hearring offers the first critical examination of music in the films of the s and s and looks at the burgeoning role of compiled scores in the shaping of a film. And finally, in “Opening Scores,” she considers how films such as Dangerous Minds, The Substitute, Mississippi Masala and Corrina, Corrina bring together several different entry points of identification through their scores.

While demonstrating the various ways in which popular musics work within different recent film scores, Kassabian highlights how such applications of international Anglophone musical items in film are culturally informed and identity informing.

Leaving aside that outside of the first twenty rows in the orchestra, few concertgoers can see facial expressions, could not this shift be an aspect of modernism, of breaking with received and repressed nineteenth-century structures of feeling?

Hearing Film allows for a radicalization of the scholarly film music vocabulary. Joseph Coleman rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

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Clare marked it as to-read Nov 21, Customers who ffilm this item also viewed. He argues that removing the visual aspects of live music changed the method, tone, and performative conventions of all musicians, as they all struggled to reproduce the emotion and self-expression once registered in facial expressions and body language. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Leslie Rasmussen rated it liked it Sep 26, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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