Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 December 2009

370 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195340259

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American Narrative Television Music

Ron Rodman

Oxford Music / Media

  • Looks at music in classic, popular programs in the 1950s-1990s, across several genres (the Western, the Sci-Fi Thriller, the Police Drama, the Anthology Drama, the Situation Comedy, also TV commercials and musical variety programs)
  • First book to argue that television music is worthy of serious study
  • Develops a comprehensive theory of music television

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