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Tieber, Claus

The Sounds of Silent Films

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: ‘The Birth of Cinema from the Spirit of Music’
Claus Tieber, Anna K. Windisch

Part I. The Historical Practice of Silent Film Sound

2. Organizing a Music Library for Playing to Pictures: Theory vs. Practice in Britain
Julie Brown

3. The Formation of a Swedish Cinema Music Practice, 1905–1915
Christopher Natzén

4. The Use of Cue Sheets in Italian Silent Cinema: Contexts, Repertoires, Praxis
Marco Targa

5. Music, Singing and Stage Practice in the Cinemas of Upper Silesia During the 1920s
Urszula Biel

6. The Sound of Music in Vienna’s Cinemas, 1910–1930
Claus Tieber, Anna K. Windisch

7. The Moving Picture World, W. Stephen Bush and the American Reception of European Cinema Practices, 1907–1913
James Buhler, Catrin Watts

8. Musical Beginnings and Trends in 1920s Indian Cinema
Olympia Bhatt

Part II. New Approaches to Silent Film Music History and Theory

9. Deconstructing the ‘Brutal Savage’ in John Ford’s The Iron Horse
Peter A. Graff

10. ‘The Hermeneutic Framing of Film Illustration Practice’: The Allgemeines Handbuch der Film-Musik in the Context of Historico-musicological Traditions
Maria Fuchs

11. Sergei Eisenstein and the Music of Landscape: The ‘Mists’ of Potemkin between Metaphor and Illustration
Francesco Finocchiaro

12. Paradoxes of Autonomy: Bernd Thewes’s Compositions to the Rhythmus-films of Hans Richter
Marion Saxer

13. The Tradition of Novelty — Comparative Studies of Silent Film Scores: Perspectives, Challenges, Proposals
Marco Bellano

14. Germaine Dulac’s La Souriante Madame Beudet (1923) and the Film Scores by Arthur Kleiner and Manfred Knaak
Jürg Stenzl

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Music, Film History, Film and Television Studies, Arts, Media Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Audio-Visual Culture
Page amount
285 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137410726
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48905-3

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