Music in Cult TV PDF ePub eBook

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Music in Cult TV free pdf How does music enrich and define cult television series? The book analyses theme tunes and scoring on television to reveal how composers construct a series' identity using musical idioms and instruments. Characters and plot developments, similarly, are enhanced by their musical accompaniment. The different scoring strategies employed in science fiction and horror-based genres, comprising for example Star Trek or Dr. Who, are considered alongside cult shows set in our reality, such as Dexter, The Sopranos and Queer as Folk. These discussions are complimented by in-depth case studies of musical approaches in three high-profile series: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica and Lost. Written from a musicological standpoint but fully accessible to non-musicologists, the book significantly advances television and music studies.

About Janet K. Halfyard

Janet K. Halfyard is Senior Lecturer at Birmingham Conservatoire, where she teaches film music, twentieth century music and contemporary music. She is author of Danny Elfman's Batman: A Film Score Guide (2004), and has contributed chapters to The Dark Avenger: Angel, Music and Cinematic Superheroes (IB Tauris, 2005) and The Cult TV Book (IB Tauris, 2010).

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Author : Janet K. Halfyard
Publisher : I.B.Tauris
Data Published :
ISBN : 1784530298
EAN : 9781784530297
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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