The Sounds of Silent Films

The Sounds of Silent Films

Author: Claus Tieber

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137410726

Category: Music

Page: 265

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The Sounds of Silent Films is a unique collection of investigatory and theoretical essays that, for the first time, unite up-to-date research on the complex historical performance practices of silent film accompaniment with in-depth analyses of relevant case studies.
The Sounds of Silent Films
Language: en
Pages: 265
Authors: Claus Tieber, Anna Katharina Windisch
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-30 - Publisher: Springer

The Sounds of Silent Films is a unique collection of investigatory and theoretical essays that, for the first time, unite up-to-date research on the complex historical performance practices of silent film accompaniment with in-depth analyses of relevant case studies.
The Sounds of Early Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Richard Abel, Rick Altman, Charles (Rick) F. Altman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

The Sounds of Early Cinema is devoted exclusively to a little-known, yet absolutely crucial phenomenon: the ubiquitous presence of sound in early cinema. "Silent cinema" may rarely have been silent, but the sheer diversity of sound(s) and sound/image relations characterizing the first 20 years of moving picture exhibition can still
Silent Film Sound
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: Rick Altman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Silent films were, of course, never silent at all. However, the sound that used to accompany the screen picture in the early days of cinema has been neglected as an area of study. Altman explores the various musical, narrative, and even synchronized sound systems that enriched cinema before Jolson spoke.
The Sounds of the Silents in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Julie Brown, Annette Davison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Early cinemas were noisy places with pianos, organs, ensembles of all varieties and sometimes full orchestras accompanied films. Britain, a key cultural player in the entertainment world both at the time and now, has a different history than the US of musical cultures and film production.
Abel Gance and the End of Silent Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Paul Cuff
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-10 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the creation and destruction of Abel Gance’s most ambitious film project, and seeks to explain why his meteoric career was so nearly extinguished at the end of silent cinema. By 1929, Gance was France’s most famous director. Acclaimed for his technical innovation and visual imagination, he was