Siren city : sound and source music in classic American noir / Robert Miklitsch.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Miklitsch, Robert, 1953-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2011.
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245 1 0 |a Siren city :  |b sound and source music in classic American noir /  |c Robert Miklitsch. 
260 |a New Brunswick, N.J. :  |b Rutgers University Press,  |c c2011. 
300 |a xxii, 288 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 23 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-274) and index. 
505 0 0 |g Introduction :  |t sound and (source) music --  |g Prologue :  |t small world, big sign --  |t House sound : reverb, offscreen sound, and voice-over narration in early RKO noir --  |t Sonic effects : sound and fury in Forties noir --  |t Audio technologies : intercoms and dictaphones, telephones and radios, phonographs and jukeboxes --  |t Blues in the night : popular and classical instrumental source music --  |t Singing detectives and bluesmen, black jazzwomen and torch singers --  |g The  |t big number (side B) : killing them softly --  |g The  |t big number (A side) : siren city. 
650 0 |a Film noir  |x History and criticism. 
650 0 |a Motion pictures  |x Sound effects. 
650 0 |a Motion picture music  |x History and criticism. 
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