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  1. Film Music: A Summary of the Characteristic Features of its History, Aesthetics, Technique; and Possible Developments.

    Film Music: A Summary of the Characteristic Features of its History, Aesthetics, Technique; and Possible Developments.

    Translated by Eric S. Besinger. With a foreword by Constant Lambert.
    First edition, first impression. The first book written on the subject of musical scores, Film Music was first published in the UK as Kurt London, a music composer and film critic who had established a sound recording studio in Germany, had to take exile from his country in 1933. Kurt London originated the "idea that music might initially have been used in silent film to cover the sound of the projectors". Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1936

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 89754

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