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Music for the Movies

Music for the Movies

Tony Thomas

ISBN: 9781879505377

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"Music for the Movies is the one book that should be in the library of anyone interested in learning about this art of the twentieth century". -- Elmer Bernstein

"A fascinating read for the film music lover". -- Jerry Goldsmith

"Music for the Movies is the best overview of the history of the art I've so far come across". -- David Newman

Film music fans have eagerly awaited this updated and greatly expanded edition of Tony Thomas' popular history of Hollywood film music (from the '30s through the '90s) as viewed through portraits of many of its foremost practitioners.

Includes discussions of the lives, works and influence of
-- Alfred Newman
-- Victor Young
-- Dimitri Tiomkin
-- Franz Waxman
-- Miklos Rosza
-- Max Steiner
-- Erich Wolfgang Korngold
-- Bernard Herrmann
-- Hugo Friedhofer
-- David Raksin
-- Aaron Copland
-- Alex North
-- Elmer Bernstein
-- Henry Mancini
-- Leonard Rosenman
-- Jerry Goldsmith
-- Lalo Schifrin
-- David Shire
-- Bruce Broughton
-- Basil Poledouris ... and others.

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