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...Without any formal training in singing, Kishore Kumar rose to the top of India’s film industry as a playback singer, actor, composer, director, and screenwriter. He was born into a wealthy family in the former British India’s Central...

Noor Jehan

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...Born in Punjab, British India in 1926, the career of Noor Jehan paralleled major political developments in the region. Her parents recognized her talent and sent Jehan to study Hindustani classical and traditional music with Ustad Bade...
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...The Hindustani classical singer Shubha Mudgal brought a level of artistry to the form while she infused her own work with left-wing politics. Born in 1959 in Allahabad, Mudgal was raised by her parents, both professors of English...

The Film Industry and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The US film and music industries were intertwined throughout the twentieth century. Film companies invested in music subsidiaries for several reasons, the most obvious being the control of the copyrights for music that appeared in films...

Knowing the score: Road movie soundtracks and cinematic verities

Music and the road : Essays on the interplay of music and the popular culture of the American road

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Road music really is pretty much anything you slip into your car’s cassette/DVD slot or find as you grasp a greasy radio dial while hurtling headlong and sore-eyed “through the long American night” (Jacobsen “Driving”). Yet...

Popular Music in Film

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The broad category of films that depict popular music artists, performance or cultures includes documentaries and performance films, ‘biopics’ (films that depict the life of a popular music artist or act), film dramas based on fictional...

Film and Television Documentaries

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...In the context of popular music, a film documentary is a ‘factual’ film or television program about a popular music artist, act, scene or event. The term ‘documentary’ was first coined in the mid-1920s by the Scottish filmmaker John...

Film Music Technology

Paul Théberge

Paul Theberge is a Professor cross-appointed to the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (where he was formerly Canada Research Chair and Director) and to the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music) at Carleton University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The sound requirements for music are quite different from those for dialog and sound effects recording in film (or television) production. As a result, music is almost always recorded, mixed, edited and synchronized separately from other...

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Carol Vernallis

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Carol Vernallis is Affiliated Researcher in Music at Stanford University, USA, and Visiting Professor of Music at University of California, Berkeley, USA. She is the author of Experiencing Music Video (2004) and Unruly Media (2013) and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics (2013) and The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holly Rogers

Holly Rogers is Reader in Music at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is author of Sounding the Gallery: Video and the Rise of Art-Music (2013) and editor of Music and Sound in Documentary Film (2014) and The Music and Sound of Experimental Film (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lisa Perrott

Lisa Perrott is Senior Lecturer at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. Having collaborated with musicians and dancers on animated films, cross platform performances, and curated exhibitions, Lisa’s current publications examine the intersections between avant-garde artistic strategies, popular music, and audiovisual media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Transmedia Directors : Artistry, Industry and New Audiovisual Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Carol Vernallis: Intensified movements Again, everything seems to have changed, and Transmedia Directors seeks to somehow capture this. Over twenty years ago, scholars like David Bordwell, Jeff Smith and Carol Vernallis began noting...

The demonic quality of darkness in The House That Jack Built: Haptic transmedial affects throughout the work of Lars von Trier

Transmedia Directors : Artistry, Industry and New Audiovisual Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Each new film directed by Lars von Trier sets expectations high among audiences who have come to anticipate intriguing explorations of film media, in which technological innovations are generally developed as a response to aesthetic issues...