Listening To Stanley Kubrick: The Music In His Films by Christine Lee GengaroListening To Stanley Kubrick: The Music In His Films by Christine Lee Gengaro

Listening To Stanley Kubrick: The Music In His Films

byChristine Lee Gengaro

Paperback | September 26, 2014

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In Listening to Stanley Kubrick: The Music in His Films, Christine Gengaro provides an in-depth exploration of the music that was composed for Stanley Kubrick's films and places the pre-existent music he utilized into historical context. Gengaro discusses the music in every single work, from Kubrick's first films-including the documentary shorts The Flying Padre and Day of the Fight-to all of his features films, from Fear and Desire to Eyes Wide Shut. No film is left out; no cue is ignored. This book offers a thoroughly researched examination into the musical elements of one of cinema's most brilliant artists.
Christine Lee Gengaro, PhD, is associate professor in the department of music at Los Angeles City College. She has contributed essays to The Journal of Popular Music and Society, Anthony Burgess and Modernity (2008), and The Worlds of Back to the Future (2010).
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Title:Listening To Stanley Kubrick: The Music In His FilmsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:316 pages, 8.81 × 6.14 × 0.89 inPublished:September 26, 2014Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1442244402

ISBN - 13:9781442244405

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Table of Contents

Table of ContentsAcknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1 - Early ProjectsChapter 2 - Love Themes, Leitmotifs, and Pop MusicChapter 3 - The Music of the Spheres Chapter 4 - "It Was Lovely Music That Came to My Aid" Chapter 5 - "I Was Lucky Enough to Have Superb Material to Work With" Chapter 6 - Midnight, the Stars, and You Chapter 7 - Kubrick's Final Word Appendices Films and Their Source Material Synopses of Soundtracks and Track Lists Bibliography

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Listening to Stanley Kubrick is intended foremost to be a useful resource for anyone interested in the music in Kubrick's films. It achieves this goal and much more. Readers who are unfamiliar with any of the films will find it an excellent starting place.