Speech, Music, Sound (Paperback)Theo Van Leeuwen (author)
Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 23/08/1999
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This book explores what speech, music and other sounds have in common. It gives a detailed description of the way perspective, rhythm, textual quality and other aspects of sound are used to communicate emotion and meaning. It draws on a wealth of examples from radio (disk jockey and newsreading speech, radio plays, advertising jingles, news signature tunes), film soundtracks (The Piano, The X-files, Disney animation films), music ranging from medieval plain chant to drum 'n' bass and everyday soundscapes.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 311 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 14 mm
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