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Film Music (The Pocket Essentials: Film)

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Classical purists say it isn't 'real' music, yet it regularly tops charts and plays to sell-out concert hall audiences. Chart music followers consider the orchestral form passe, yet artists are increasingly sampling from cinema classics. Many cinemagoers are unaware there is music accompanying the films they watch. Some composers say that's the way it should be. Others ...more
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A good basic guide to music and composers for films. There are a few odd omissions (no mention of the ultimate movie/music mix, "Fantasia", for example), but he does manage to cover a large field in a short book.
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