Composing for the red screen : Prokofiev and Soviet film / Kevin Bartig

Author(s): Bartig, Kevin
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Subjects: Motion picture music
Motion picture music--Soviet Union--History and criticism
Prokofiev, Sergey, Motion picture music
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Motion picture music
Prokofʹev, Sergej Sergeevič, 1891-1953
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, c2013
Series: The Oxford music/media series
Oxford music/media series
LC Classification: M, ML
Notes: LCCN: 2012036503
ISBN: 9780199967599
ISBN: 0199967598
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction -- New media, new means : Lieutenant Kizhe. Cinema and new simplicity ; Outlines ; Music for an absent hero ; Celluloid sound ; Skazka -- The queen of spades, the 1937 Pushkin Jubilee, and repatriation. The new simplicity and Pushkin's "True spirit" ; A silent with a soundtrack ; New music for an old tale ; Committee intervention -- The year 1938 : halcyon days in Hollywood and an unanticipated collaboration. Hollywood, part two ; Popov, Eisenstein, and Prokofiev ; Forging collaborative methods -- Alexander Nevsky and the Stalinist Museum. Epic frame, epic sound ; The "assumed vernacular" ; Prokofiev's Russians ; Stalin Prize -- The wartime films. The path to Alma-ata ; Wartime collaboration ; Authenticity versus "Patriotic resonance" ; Cosmopolitan versus Russian ; Ukrainian partisans ; Realities -- Ivan the Terrible and the Russian national tradition. Outlines ; Ivan in Russian music ; Caricatures and villainy ; Prokofiev's Ivan, Eisenstein's Gesamtkunstwerk ; Eisenstein's multivalency ; Stalin Prize revisited -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Prokofiev, "His respect for music was so great"
Physical Description: xi, 228 p. : ill., music ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 811137281
ISBN/ISSN: 9780199967599

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