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Analysing Musical Multimedia

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The first study to produce a general theory of how different media - music, words, moving picture, and dance - work together to created multimedia. Though generally associated with contemporary developments, in particular music video and film, a general theory of musical multimedia also encompasses traditional genres such as song and opera. Critical writing in these areas, however, is genre-specific; Nicholas Cook establishes principles, and a terminology for their description, that apply across the whole spectrum of musical multimedia. Beginning with a study of how meaning is mediated in television commercials, Cook concludes with in-depth readings of Fantasia, Madonna's video Material Girl, and Armide (Godard's sequence from the collaborative film Aria). Analysing Musical Multimedia not only shows how approaches deriving from music theory can contribute to the understanding of multimedia, but also draws conclusions from the practice and further development of musical analysis.

Minimal bumping to the top and bottom edges and right hand corner of the cover. One page has had the corner turned down. Otherwise in 'as new' condition.

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Author(s):
Nicholas Cook
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198167377
ISBN-13:
9780198167372
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Analysing Musical Multimedia

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The first study to produce a general theory of how different media - music, words, moving picture, and dance - work together to created multimedia. Though generally associated with contemporary developments, in particular music video and film, a general theory of musical multimedia also encompasses traditional genres such as song and opera. Critical writing in these areas, however, is genre-specific; Nicholas Cook establishes principles, and a terminology for their description, that apply across the whole spectrum of musical multimedia. Beginning with a study of how meaning is mediated in television commercials, Cook concludes with in-depth readings of Fantasia, Madonna's video Material Girl, and Armide (Godard's sequence from the collaborative film Aria). Analysing Musical Multimedia not only shows how approaches deriving from music theory can contribute to the understanding of multimedia, but also draws conclusions from the practice and further development of musical analysis.

Minimal bumping to the top and bottom edges and right hand corner of the cover. One page has had the corner turned down. Otherwise in 'as new' condition.

Author(s):
Nicholas Cook
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198167377
ISBN-13:
9780198167372
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Analysing Musical Multimedia

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