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PROJECTING TOLKIEN'S MUSICAL WORLDS

A STUDY OF MUSICAL AFFECT IN HOWARD SHORE'S SOUNDT


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Revision with unchanged content. EXplaining the meaning or affect of a piece of music is by no means an easy task. HOwever, some success has been found through the work of Philip Tagg, whose technique consists of breaking down a musical example into minimal units of musical meaning (called musemes), comparing those units to other musical examples possessing sociomusical connotations, and demonstrating a transfer of musical affect from the music possessing socio musical connotations to the object of analysis. THis work expands Tagg s techniques in an attempt to analyze the musical affect of Howard Shore s film score for The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. AFter a discussion of J.R.R. TOlkien s description of the cultures of the inhabitants found in Middle-earth, this work dissects the thematic material of Shore s score, focusing on his incorporation of the music and culture of Tolkien s text into his film score through instrumentation and style, as well as utilizing musematic analysis to argue the musical affect of Shore s major themes that is projected on the audience. THis book is directed toward any individual, musician or film enthusiast, who appreciates the ability for a film score to heighten the overall movie experience.

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    • Subtítulo:  A STUDY OF MUSICAL AFFECT IN HOWARD SHORE'S SOUNDT
    • Origem:  IMPORTADO
    • Editora: AKADEMIKERVERLAG
    • Edição:  1
    • Idioma: INGLÊS
    • Ano:  2012
    • País de Produção: Germany
    • Código de Barras:  9783639449402
    • ISBN:  3639449401
    • Encadernação:  BROCHURA
    • Altura: 220.00 cm
    • Largura: 150.00 cm
    • Comprimento: 5.00 cm
    • Peso: 0.14 kg
    • Nº de Páginas:  92

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