An Eye for Music (Heftet)

Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Serie: Oxford Music/Media Series 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 336
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Oxford Music/Media Series
ISBN/EAN: 9780195367379
Omtale: An Eye for Music
The music we hear is always inhabited by voices of previous performances. Because listening is now so often accompanied by moving images, this process is more complex than ever. Music videos, television and film music, interactive video games, and social media are now part of the contemporary listening experience. In An Eye for Music, John Richardson navigates key areas of current thought - from music theory to film theory to cultural theory - to explore what it means that the experience of music is now cinematic, spatial, and visual as much as it is auditory. Richardson maps out the terrain of recent audiovisual production over a wide array of styles and practices, and sketches out a set of common structures that inform how we experience sound and vision. Whether examining Philip Glass or The Gorillaz, Richard Linklater's Waking Life or Michel Gondry's Be Kind Rewind, Richardson's arguments are both fascinating and provocative.

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