Sounds of the Future: Essays on Music in Science Fiction by Mathew J. Bartkowiak

By Mathew J. Bartkowiak

Masking titles starting from Rocketship X-M (1950) to Wall-E (2008), those insightful essays degree the connection among track and technological know-how fiction movie from quite a few educational views. Thematic sections survey particular compositions used in technology fiction video clips; Broadway's courting with the style; technology fiction components in well known songs; the conveyance of subjectivity and identification via song; and such person composers as Richard Strauss (2001: an area Odyssey) and Bernard Herrmann (The Day the Earth Stood Still).

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By Mathew J. Bartkowiak

Masking titles starting from Rocketship X-M (1950) to Wall-E (2008), those insightful essays degree the connection among track and technological know-how fiction movie from quite a few educational views. Thematic sections survey particular compositions used in technology fiction video clips; Broadway's courting with the style; technology fiction components in well known songs; the conveyance of subjectivity and identification via song; and such person composers as Richard Strauss (2001: an area Odyssey) and Bernard Herrmann (The Day the Earth Stood Still).

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