Sound and Vision
Sixty Years of Motion Picture SoundtracksBook - 2000
A reference to motion picture soundtracks. It discusses the rich history of soundtracks, from composed film scores to movie musicals and song compilations. Divided into three parts, the book begins with an essay detailing the history of the field from its beginnings to the complex international business it has become, then offers an overview of many of the composers who have written music for movies over the years, each with a brief biographical sketch and a discussion of their best work as made available on long-playing records or compact discs, and finally looks at movie musicals and song compilation scores that have been issued over the years. A comprehensive bibliography is also included.
Publisher: New York : Billboard Books, c2000.
Branch Call Number: 781/.542/Bur 6173cg 1
Characteristics: xi, 244 p. : ill.
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