We'll Meet Again: Musical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick (Oxford Music / Media)

We'll Meet Again: Musical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick (Oxford Music / Media)

Kate McQuiston


distinct and sometimes startling encounters among track and the relocating photo within the movies of Stanley Kubrick are emblems of his kind; witness the robust results of Strauss's "Also Sprach Zarathustra" in 2001: an area Odyssey and of Beethoven's ninth Symphony in A Clockwork Orange, each one excerpt vetted via Kubrick himself. we will Meet back argues that, for Kubrick, track is neither post-production afterthought nor historical past nor incidental, yet as a substitute is middle to motion pictures' results and meanings. The e-book first identifies the development blocks in Kubrick's sonic international and illuminates the ways that Kubrick makes use of them to aid his characters and to outline personality relationships. It then delves into the consequences of Kubrick's signature musical options, together with using texture, shape, and inscription to render and strengthen mental rules and spectator responses. eventually it provides case reviews that express how the background of the track performs an essential and dynamic function for the movies. As an entire, the publication locates Kubrick as a strength in tune reception background via reading the connection among his musical offerings and pop culture, and divulges the foundational position of track in his filmmaking.

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