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Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-music-theory/article-pdf/66/1/135/1594123/135murphy.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 12 July 2022 REV IEW S Frank Lehman Oxford University Press, 2018: xvii +292 pp. ($41.95 cloth) Scott Mur phy In this book, Frank Lehman has com posed a bril liant, at times c u o s r cat ing, piece of scho a l r ship. Its pages ex hibit two e a n b v li y long suits of ma t s er y. First, Lehman lever ages a pan op ly of exten sive exam ples and quick cit t aions—many tra sn cribed, all e xpertly—of over a hun dred years’ worth of film music, ch n ro o log i cally rang­ ing from one of the first f t e u are films to include an or ii n gal film score—Camille Saint ­ Saëns’s music for L’Assassinat du duc de Guise (1908)—to many exa p m les released dur ing the same decade of the book ’s p lu i cb a tion. Second, Lehman uses, and in some cases c t riiques, a wide array of soph t is i cated ana lyt i cal tech­ niques, also deve op l ed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Music Theory Duke University Press

Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Journal of Music Theory , Volume 66 (1) – Apr 1, 2022

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Copyright © 2022 by Yale University
ISSN
0022-2909
eISSN
1941-7497
DOI
10.1215/00222909-9534175
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Abstract

Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-music-theory/article-pdf/66/1/135/1594123/135murphy.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 12 July 2022 REV IEW S Frank Lehman Oxford University Press, 2018: xvii +292 pp. ($41.95 cloth) Scott Mur phy In this book, Frank Lehman has com posed a bril liant, at times c u o s r cat ing, piece of scho a l r ship. Its pages ex hibit two e a n b v li y long suits of ma t s er y. First, Lehman lever ages a pan op ly of exten sive exam ples and quick cit t aions—many tra sn cribed, all e xpertly—of over a hun dred years’ worth of film music, ch n ro o log i cally rang­ ing from one of the first f t e u are films to include an or ii n gal film score—Camille Saint ­ Saëns’s music for L’Assassinat du duc de Guise (1908)—to many exa p m les released dur ing the same decade of the book ’s p lu i cb a tion. Second, Lehman uses, and in some cases c t riiques, a wide array of soph t is i cated ana lyt i cal tech­ niques, also deve op l ed

Journal

Journal of Music TheoryDuke University Press

Published: Apr 1, 2022

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