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Complete guide to film scoring : the art and business of writing music for movies and TV / Richard Davis.

Authors: Davis, Richard, 1952-
Call number: 782.85 DAV 2010
Publisher: Boston, MA : Berklee Press ; Milwaukee, Wis. : Distributed by Hal Leonard, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Motion picture music -- Instruction and study.
Television music -- Instruction and study.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
Motion picture music -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures and television.
Series title: Berklee guide.
Title: Complete guide to film scoring : the art and business of writing music for movies and TV / Richard Davis.
Additional title: Film scoring
Art and business of writing music for movies and TV
Writing music for movies and TV
Edition: 2nd ed.
Physical description: xi, 410 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents note: The history of film music: Early films and music : the silent movies ; The first talkies : the beginning of synchronized music ; The studio system and the studio music department ; Musical styles 1930 to 1950 : the golden age of Hollywood ; Musical styles 1950 to 1975 ; 1975 to today ; Film-scoring technology -- Production: The film-making process ; The composer's time frame ; Spotting ; The music editor ; The music team : orchestrators and music preparation ; The recording session and mix -- The music: Creating the music ; Technical requirements of the score ; Syncing the music to picture ; Television ; Ethnic and period music ; Animation ; Songs, soundtracks, and source music -- The business of film scoring: Making the deal : agents, attorneys, and contracts ; Publishing and copyrights ; Royalties ; Demos and marketing ; Finding work -- Interviews: Elmer Bernstein ; Terence Blanchard ; Alf Clausen ; Cliff Eidelman ; Danny Elfman ; Richard Gibbs ; Elliot Goldenthal ; Michael Gorfaine & Sam Schwartz ; Harry Gregson-Williams ; Mark Isham ; Michael Kamen ; Mark Mancina ; David Newman ; David Raksin ; Lolita Ritmanis ; William Ross ; Marc Shaiman ; Alan Silvestri ; Mark Snow ; Richard Stone ; Shirley Walker.
Summary note: A guide to the business, process, and procedures for writing music for film or television. Includes interviews with film scoring professionals.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780876391099 (pbk.)
0876391099 (pbk.)
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