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Terror Tracks [electronic resource] : Music, Sound and Horror Cinema

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781845532024Series: Genre, Music and SoundPublication details: London : Equinox Publishing Ltd, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781845537302
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Terror Tracks : Music, Sound and Horror CinemaDDC classification:
  • 781.5/42 791.436164
LOC classification:
  • ML2075.T47 2009
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; About the Authors; Introduction; 1. PSYCHO-ANALYSIS; 2. An Audiovisual Foreshadowing in Psycho; 3. Sound and Music in Hammer's Vampire Films; 4. Creative Soundtrack Expression; 5. Prog Rock, the Horror Film and Sonic Excess; 6. Inflamed; 7. Rhythms of Evil; 8. Texas Chainsaws; 9. Incorporating Monsters; 10. Music of the Night; 11. Scary Movies, Scary Music; 12. "Like Razors through Flesh"; 13. Spooked by Sound; 14. Popular Songs and Ordinary Violence; 15. Terror in the Outback; 16. The Ghostly Noise of J-Horror; Index
Summary: Commissioned and edited to appeal to a crossover Film and Music Studies readership, Terror Tracks is an anthology that analyses the use of music and sound in the popular genre of Horror cinema. Focusing on the post-War period, contributors analyse the role of music and sound in establishing and enhancing the senses of unease, suspense and shock crucial to the genre. The anthology shows the various patterns of use an inflection in a range of scores ? orchestral, popular, rock and electronic ? and how these relate to non-musical sound. Lively and accessible, Terror Tracks is an important contrib
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Cover; Contents; About the Authors; Introduction; 1. PSYCHO-ANALYSIS; 2. An Audiovisual Foreshadowing in Psycho; 3. Sound and Music in Hammer's Vampire Films; 4. Creative Soundtrack Expression; 5. Prog Rock, the Horror Film and Sonic Excess; 6. Inflamed; 7. Rhythms of Evil; 8. Texas Chainsaws; 9. Incorporating Monsters; 10. Music of the Night; 11. Scary Movies, Scary Music; 12. "Like Razors through Flesh"; 13. Spooked by Sound; 14. Popular Songs and Ordinary Violence; 15. Terror in the Outback; 16. The Ghostly Noise of J-Horror; Index

Commissioned and edited to appeal to a crossover Film and Music Studies readership, Terror Tracks is an anthology that analyses the use of music and sound in the popular genre of Horror cinema. Focusing on the post-War period, contributors analyse the role of music and sound in establishing and enhancing the senses of unease, suspense and shock crucial to the genre. The anthology shows the various patterns of use an inflection in a range of scores ? orchestral, popular, rock and electronic ? and how these relate to non-musical sound. Lively and accessible, Terror Tracks is an important contrib