Film/Music Analysis

A Film Studies Approach

  • Emilio¬†Audissino

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Audio-Visual Culture book series (PSAVC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Pars Destruens

  3. Pars Construens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Emilio Audissino
      Pages 67-93
  4. Pars Demonstrans

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Emilio Audissino
      Pages 157-189
    3. Emilio Audissino
      Pages 223-230
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 231-245

About this book


This book offers an approach to film music in which music and visuals are seen as equal players in the game. The field of Film-Music Studies has been increasingly dominated by musicologists and this book  brings the discipline back squarely into the domain of of Film Studies. Blending Neoformalism with Gestalt Psychology and Leonard B. Meyer's musicology, this study treats music as a cinematic element and offers scholars and students of both music and film a set of tools to help them analyse the wide ranging impact that music has in films.


Film music analysis Film music Neoformalism Neoformalist approach to film analysis Gestalt Theory Sound in film Film music theory Music in cinema Screen music analysis

Authors and affiliations

  • Emilio¬†Audissino
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SouthamptonSouthamptonUnited Kingdom

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