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The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

Holly Rogers and Jeremy Barham


This book explores music- and sound-image relationships in non-mainstream screen repertoire from the earliest examples of experimental audiovisuality to the most recent forms of expanded and digital technology. It challenges presumptions of visual primacy in experimental cinema and rethinks screen music discourse in light of the aesthetics of non-commercial imperatives. Several themes run through the book, connecting with and significantly enlarging upon current critical discourse surrounding realism and audibility in the fiction film, the role of music in mainstream cinema, and the audiovisua ... More

Keywords: film music, audiovisual, avant-garde, experimental film, abstract, animation, found footage, digital, queer, visual music

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190469894
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469894.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Holly Rogers, editor
Senior Lecturer in Music and Film, Goldsmiths, University of London

Jeremy Barham, editor
Reader in Music, School of Arts, University of Surrey

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