Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Kay Dickinson


In Off Key, Kay Dickinson deals a compelling learn of ways convinced alliances of song and picture are judged aesthetic mess ups. according to a desirable and wide-ranging physique of film-music mismatches, and utilizing modern stories and histories of the flip to post-industrialization, the booklet expands the ways that the union of the movie and tune companies might be understood.

Moving past the common realizing of movie track that privileges the rating, Off Key additionally comprises analyses of rock 'n' roll videos, composer biopics, and pa singers crossing over into performing. through doing this, it offers a fuller photograph of the way profitable leisure sectors have sought out synergistic suggestions, ones whose alleged "failures" have a lot to inform concerning the hard work practices of the inventive industries, in addition to our personal dating to them and to paintings itself. A provocative and politically-conscious examine music-image relatives, Off Key will entice scholars and students of movie tune, cinema experiences, media stories, cultural reports, and hard work history.

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