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Palgrave Studies in Audio-Visual Culture

The Sounds of Silent Films

New Perspectives on History, Theory and Practice

Authors: Tieber, Claus, Windisch, Anna

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The Sounds of Silent Films is a unique collection of investigatory and theoretical essays that, for the first time, unite up-to-date research on the complex historical performance practices of silent film accompaniment with in-depth analyses of relevant case studies.

About the authors

Marco Bellano, University of Padua, Italy Olympia Bhatt, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India Urszula Biel, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland Julie Brown, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK James Buhler, University of Texas at Austin, USA Francesco Finocchiaro, Conservatoire 'G. Frescobaldi' of Ferrara, Italy Maria Fuchs, University of Vienna, Austria Peter A. Graff, Case Western Reserve University, USA Christopher Natzén, National Library, Sweden Marion Saxer, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany Jürg Stenzl, University of Salzburg, Austria Marco Targa, University of Turin, Italy Claus Tieber, University of Vienna, Austria Catrin WattS, University of Texas at Austin, USA Anna K. Windisch Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction: ‘The Birth of Cinema from the Spirit of Music’

    Tieber, Claus (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Organizing a Music Library for Playing to Pictures: Theory vs. Practice in Britain

    Brown, Julie

    Pages 13-35

  • The Formation of a Swedish Cinema Music Practice, 1905–1915

    Natzén, Christopher

    Pages 36-48

  • The Use of Cue Sheets in Italian Silent Cinema: Contexts, Repertoires, Praxis

    Targa, Marco

    Pages 49-65

  • Music, Singing and Stage Practice in the Cinemas of Upper Silesia During the 1920s

    Biel, Urszula

    Pages 66-83

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Sounds of Silent Films
Book Subtitle
New Perspectives on History, Theory and Practice
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Audio-Visual Culture
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-41072-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137410726
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-41071-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48905-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 265
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