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Terror tracks; music, sound and horror cinema.


Terror tracks; music, sound and horror cinema.

Ed. by Philip Hayward.

Equinox Publishing Limited


286 pages



Genre, music and sound


This collection of 15 papers, presented by Hayward (Macquarie U., Australia), explores the significance of music and sound in horror films. The papers include detailed analyses of the relationship between image, sound, and music in specific films and/or film sequences, studies of particular composers' and directors' oeuvres, analyses of musical approaches used in particular subgenres or film series, and an analysis of the use of the use and affectivity of sound in the non-musical soundtrack to The Blair Witch Project. Distributed in North America by The David Brown Book Co.

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Title Annotation:Genre, music and sound
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Date:Nov 1, 2009
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