The singing voice in contemporary cinema

Diane Hughes, Mark Evans

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Abstract

This contextual analysis of singing traditions in film situates singing and its expressive capabilities in ways that inform the development of a taxonomy of cinematic singing. This taxonomy is complemented with an overview of the volume’s contributions that respectively encompass vocality, cultural considerations, industry signifiers and character/agency revelation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe singing voice in contemporary cinema
EditorsDiane Hughes, Mark Evans
Place of PublicationSouth Yorkshire
PublisherEquinox Publishing
Chapter1
Pages1-19
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781781797389
ISBN (Print)9781781794456, 9781781791127
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 2020

Keywords

  • singing
  • music
  • song
  • film

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