Film Music in the Sound Era: A Research and Information Guide offers a comprehensive bibliography of scholarship on music in sound film (1927–2017). Thematically organized sections cover historical studies, studies of musicians and filmmakers, genre studies, theory and aesthetics, and other key aspects of film music studies. Broad coverage of works from around the globe, paired with robust indexes and thorough cross-referencing, make this research guide an invaluable tool for all scholars and students investigating the intersection of music and film.
This guide is published in two volumes:
- Volume 1: Histories, Theories, and Genres covers overviews, historical surveys, theory and criticism, studies of film genres, and case studies of individual films.
- Volume 2: People, Cultures, and Contexts covers individual people, social and cultural studies, studies of musical genre, pedagogy, and the industry.
A complete index is included in each volume.
I. Film Music Research: Overviews and Resources II. Histories and Other Surveys III. Theory and Criticism IV. Film Genre V. Case Studies of Individual Films VI. People: Individual Musicians, Filmmakers, Etc. VII. Social and Cultural Studies VIII. Musial Genre IX. Pedagogy X. The Industry