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Want to delve more deeply into the world of film music?  Below are some suggestions for finding out more.  Don't forget to listen to Reel Music Saturdays at 2 p.m. in January.  Click here for program listings.

Recommended Reading:
from Neil Lerner, Associate Professor of Music, Davidson College

The Sounds of Early Cinema

The Sounds of Early Cinema
eds. Richard Abel and Rick Altman
(Indiana University Press, 2001)
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Off the Planet: Music, Sound, and Science Fiction Cinema
ed. Philip Hayward
(John Libbey, 2004)
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The Art of Film Music
by George Burt
(Northeastern University Press, 1994)
>>buy it
The Sounds of Commerce
by Jeff Smith
(Columbia University Press, 1998)
>>buy it

Recommended Listening:
from Ted Weiner, Music Director, WDAV

Bride of Frankenstein

Sea Hawk: The Classic Film Scores of Erich Korngold
RCA 60863
National Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Gerhardt
>>buy it
Herrmann: The Film Scores - Vertigo, Psycho, Etc.
Sony Classical 92767
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen
>>buy it
Waxman: Bride of Frankenstein, Invisible Ray
Silva America 1028
Westminster Philharmonic, Kenneth Alwyn
>>buy it



Recommended Visiting:

For general information:
Film Music World

To find film music:
ArkivMusic.com (WDAV benefits from your purchase here)

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