British Film Music

By: Huntley, John

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[slight bumping to spine ends, pages somewhat age-browned due to cheap paper stock employed, small bookstore stamp on ffep; jacket has some paper loss at top corners and bottom corner of rear panel, moderate soiling and general wear]. (B&W photographs) "A complete survey of Film Music in Great Britain from the earliest days of the silent picture to the present day -- how it all began, the films that mark the milestones along the road of development, a meeting with the composers, musical directors, sound engineers and orchestral players who contribute so much to our enjoyment of the cinema by their skill on the sound track." Includes contributions by R. Vaughan Williams, Louis Levy and Muir Mathieson. Includes an extensive "Biographical Index," with information and credits on numerous film music composers, music directors, sound recordists, sound track stars and film music writers. Other appendices cover: film music orchestras; examples of serious music featured in British films; dance bands featured in British films; B.B.C. film music broadcasts; B.B.C. film music items; gramophone records of British film music; and a bibliography.

Title: British Film Music

Author: Huntley, John

Categories: Cinema: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Skelton Robinson: [1947]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dj

Seller ID: 20203

Keywords: Film Composers