Music, Sound and Filmmakers: Sonic Style in Cinema is a collection of essays that examine the work of filmmakers whose concern is not just for the eye, but also for the ear. The bulk of the text focuses on the work of directors Wes Anderson, Ingmar Bergma
Book DescriptionGrowing up in the rural town of Alexandria, Indiana, Bill Gaither dreamed of becoming a gospel singer. He set out to do just that during his college years and after much frustration, ended up teaching high school English. It was hardly the life he had hoped for. From this humble beginning, he would go on to write more than 600 songs, record 40 albums, and win three Grammys. In IT'S MORE THAN THE MUSIC, he recalls the remarkable journey of his life. From the Gaither Trio to The Gaither Vocal Band, from performing in small churches to playing sold out arenas, Gaither reveals the triumphs and tragedies along the way. Readers will witness how God has blessed him as a songwriter, performer, entrepreneur and ultimately gospel music's elder statesman. His story will inspire ...
This is the indispensible consumers' guide to the music of Michael Jackson and the members of the Jackson family. Now updated to include Michael Jackson's solo album "Invincible". An album by album, track by track, examination of every song released by The Jackson 5, both as a group and as individuals, together with a special section on Michael's phenomenally successful solo ventures and the success of his sister Janet. It also covers the Motown era and all subsequent recordings. Features include: a detailed album by album, track by track analysis; a separate index on compilation albums; a song index for easy reference; and an eight page colour section.
Book Description Impeccably researched and written with a novelist's narrative mastery, this biography of the great conductor is a modern tragedy. Mitropoulos was a passionate advocate of difficult modern music and an early champion of Mahler; his emotionally charged performances brought the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra into the first rank of American orchestras. Generous and self-effacing, he was an innocent in the game of musical politics, unprepared for the intrigues and treachery in store when he became music director of the New York Philharmonic, "the orchestra that took no prisoners." Формат: 16 см x 23,5 см.
After four decades in the music industry, Michael Bolton has become one the most successful musicians of our time. "The Soul of It All: My Music, My Life" is his backstage pass into his life lived thus far-into the venues, busses, limos, and hotel rooms of stardom, and finally into his home ...
This book offers an intriguing account of the complex and often contradictory relations between music and society in Freetown's past and present. Blending anthropological thought with ethnographic and historical research, it explores the conjunctures of music practices and social affiliations ...
You'll begin with a little history of the synthesizers and the basics of how use them. Learn the functions of oscillators, filters, amplifiers, LFOs and envelopes. Next, you'll apply your knowledge to the Subtractor, Malstrom, and Thor. Then, you'll explo
Jake Perrine. Sound Design, Mixing, and Mastering with Ableton Live (Music Pro Guides) (Quick Pro Guides)
Go beyond the basics of Ableton Live with this book of audio making and mangling recipes, tips, and mixing/mastering techniques. Ableton Live is undoubtedly the most flexible audio application available today: Use it for sound design for music, film, thea
James Thurber, Joe Manchester. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: A New Musical Based on the Classic Story
Musical comedy Based on the story by James Thurber Characters: 5 male, 6 female, and as many extras as desired. Scenery: Various simple sets (or one basic set). On his fortieth birthday Walter Mitty reflects on his drab, ordinary life. Defeated in his quest for wealth and glory by family responsibilities, ...
In fourteen years of collaboration, composer Jerry Bock and lyricist Sheldon Harnick wrote seven of Broadway's most beloved and memorable musicals together, most famously Fiddler on the Roof (1964), but also the enduring audience favorite She Loves Me (1963), and the Pulitzer-Prize-winning ...
Book Description A stunning tribute hardcover gift book and full-color companion to the film?the never-before-told life story of American music legend Ray Charles?directed by Taylor Hackford, starring Jamie Foxx. Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly ...
Book DescriptionHow do we "know" music? We perform it, compose it, sing it in the shower; cook, sleep and dance to it. Eventually we think and write about it. This book represents the culmination of such shared processes. Portraying a wide range of genres (rock, dance, TV soundtracks, country, ...
Book DescriptionTo its millions of fans, country music is America's music, offering a window on the sweet dreams and cruel disappointments of ordinary American lives. Now the renowned Country Music Foundation, custodian of Nashville's legendary Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, has compiled ...
Book DescriptionThe Holy Profane explores the strong presence of religion in the secular music of twentieth-century African American artists as diverse as Rosetta Tharpe, Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind & Fire, and Tupac Shakur. Analyzing lyrics and the historical contexts ...