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Bernard Herrmann's the Ghost and Mrs. Muir: A Film Score Guide (5) Paperback – 4 August 2005

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  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press (4 August 2005)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 186 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0810856794
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0810856790
  • Dimensions : 13.97 x 1.3 x 21.44 cm
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...David Cooper's approach--tightly organized like an intro film theory class--will instill, certainly in some, new methods of appreciating film music....Like prior volumes in the series, the book's first section gives us an excellent portrait of the events that led the cast, crew, and composer towards the film project...Cooper's technical and theoretical breakdowns will be of particular interest to composers...There's no doubt this book is the result of a long and detailed effort to craft an important educational reference...--Music From The Movies, January 2007

In this guide, Cooper (music and technology, U. of Leeds, UK) examines Bernard Herrmann's craft as a film composer, particularly in the score of The Ghost and Mrs. Muir. He also explores nonmusical elements of the film, including the screenplay's relationship to the popular novel from which it was adapted, the contribution of director Joseph Mankiewicz, and the performances of Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison. A rundown of all the cues in Herrmann's manuscript is followed by an examination of the score as a musical artifact.--Reference and Research Book News

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David Cooper is Professor of Music and Technology and Head of the School of Music at the University of Leeds. He is the coeditor of The Mediterranean in Music: Critical Perspectives, Common Concerns, Cultural Differences (Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2005) and author of Bernard Herrmann's Vertigo: A Film Score Handbook.

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