Re: film-music references (Frank Russo )

Subject: Re: film-music references
From:    Frank Russo  <russof(at)>
Date:    Fri, 29 Nov 1996 20:31:37 -0600

On Thursday November 29 Kevin Baker wrote: can anyone help with references, not journal articles of traditionally quantitative experiments, but rather of books and chapters covering what film makers know and what they do, and also more of a cultural, semiotic nature. Is there a semitiotics of music?? ---------------------- For a non-quantatative review of film-music techniques I would recommend two books: -Karlin, F. & Wright, R. (1990). On the track: A guide to contemporary film scoring. New York: Schirmer Booxs. -Prendergast, R.M. (1991). Film music: A neglected art (2nd ed).) New York: W.W. Norton A good journal reference is the Psychomusicology issue on film-music (Vol 13, 1994). Frank A. Russo Acoustics Lab Department of Psychology Queen's University Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 e-mail: russof(at) fax: 1-613-545-2499 phone: 1-613-545-2490

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