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By Bill Marshall, Robynn Stilwell

The profound effect of the Hollywood musical throughout geographical and cultural limitations has lengthy been overlooked. This unique number of essays seeks to begin a brand new severe debate by way of impending vintage Hollywood movies from views reminiscent of 'musicology'. Broadening the scope of prior experiences, this quantity additionally examines the way within which eu cinema appropriated the musical to create new meanings. It presents an cutting edge studying of the impact of the musical on early life tradition, and its endorsement in sleek dance video clips and the track video.

The quantity covers the topics of:

• song and Structure
• Classical Hollywood Musical Cinematic Practice
• superstar Texts
• eu Musical Forms
• Minority Identities
• formative years Cultures

This is an pleasing and worthy textual content for college students on measure classes in movie and song. Thought-provoking and authoritative, it is going to even be a welcome source for these learning and educating within the quarter.

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