The Study of Film Music|
Spring 2012 not offered
The course extends Wesleyan's film studies offerings by focusing on music, an often neglected yet crucial component of movies. After starting with the Hollywood approach (from the early sound period on), we look at film music globally, including places like India and China, introducing ethnomusicological perspectives.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)
Jane Feuer, THE HOLLYWOOD MUSICAL
Claudia Gorbman, SCORING THE INDIAN: MUSIC IN THE LIBERAL WESTERN
Hill & Gibson, WORLD CINEMA: CRITICAL APPROACHES
Buhler, Flinn, and Neumeyer, MUSIC AND CINEMA (excerpts)
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Weekly screening, ongoing film responses, midterm, and final project.
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