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Plundering Cultural Archives and Transcending Diegetics: Mahler’s Music as 'Overscore'

Barham, JM (2010) Plundering Cultural Archives and Transcending Diegetics: Mahler’s Music as 'Overscore' Music and the Moving image, 3 (1). pp. 22-47.

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The structural, aesthetic, historical, and cultural implications of the use of Gustav Mahler‘s music in scoring the moving image are examined. Recurrent topics of death, homosexuality, and war, as well as challenges to rigid diegetic distinctions are identified against the backcloth of a comprehensive survey of the screen appropriation of Mahler‘s music

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Music and Media
Authors :
Barham, JM
Date : 2010
Uncontrolled Keywords : Mahler, Moving image, Pre-existent music, Cinema
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Additional Information : From Music and the Moving Image. Copyright 2010 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. Used with permission of the University of Illinois Press. This material may not be reproduced, photocopied, reposted online or distributed in any way without the written permission of the copyright holder. Article available online at:
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 25 Jul 2012 10:47
Last Modified : 05 Mar 2019 10:14

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