Sound design


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Martin, Jean and Butzmann, Frieder (2018) Sound design In: Hentschel, F. and Moormann, P., eds. Filmmusik: Ein alternatives Kompendium. Springer VS, Wiesbaden, pp. 247-275. ISBN 9783658112373

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Written in German (together with Frieder Butzmann), this chapter explores the concept of sound design in the history of film and in the wider context of 20th Century avant-garde music, electronic and electroacoustic music as well as artistic movements in moving image and sound arts. The aesthetic approaches of important practitioners are described and their films analysed. The rich canon of English and American academic film sound scholarship is discussed. Some of the topics explored are: Historic beginnings; the re-invention of sound and noise; Animation: images interpret sounds; Silly Symphonies; The liberation of sound; Electroacoustic and avant-garde art music in film; Science-Fiction and Horror; Music as alien element in the fim text; Silence as narrative tool; Sound design as spectacle; The film mix as soundscape composition; Contemporary sound design.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Subjects: P000 Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies > P303 Film Studies
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1007/978-3-658-11237-0
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 23 May 2018 14:31
Last Modified: 23 May 2018 14:52

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