The Invisible Art of Film Music
A Comprehensive History
By (author) Laurence E. MacDonald
Publication date:01 January 1998
Length of book:431 pages
A comprehensive introduction to film music for the general student, the film historian, and the aspiring cinematographer. It is a historically structured account of the evolution of music in films. The book is arranged as a chronological survey and includes biographical sketches on many important film composers in addition to the development of the films themselves.
...it is impossible to dislike this genial, attractive survey of Hollywood Film music...an evenhanded, balanced overview of each year's film music...the most complete survey of American film music available to date.