The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics

The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics

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Overview

This handbook provides powerful ways to understand changes in the current media landscape. Media forms and genres are proliferating as never before, from movies, computer games and iPods to video games and wireless phones. This essay collection by recognized scholars, practitioners and non-academic writers opens discussion in exciting new directions.

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ISBN-13: 9780199985104
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/20/2013
Series: Oxford Handbooks
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 752
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author



John Richardson is Professor of Musicology at the University of Turku, Finland, and author of An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal (2011) and Singing Archeology: Philip Glass's Akhnaten (1999).

Claudia Gorbman is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Washington - Tacoma, author of Unheard Melodies: Narrative Film Music (1987), and the translator of five books including four by Michel Chion.

Carol Vernallis teaches in Film and Media studies at Stanford University and is author of Experiencing Music Video: Aesthetics and Cultural Context (2004) and Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema (2013).

Table of Contents



List of contributors
About the companion website

PART I
1. Introduction, John Richardson and Claudia Gorbman

PART II THEORETICAL PRESSURE POINTS
2. Classical Music for the Posthuman Condition, Lawrence Kramer
3. Beyond Music: mashup, multimedia mentality, and intellectual property, Nicholas Cook
4. The Audio-Logo-Visual and the Sound of Languages in Recent Film, Michel Chion
5. The End of Diegesis As We Know It?, Anahid Kassabian
6. Sounding Out Film. Steven Connor

PART III NARRATIVE, GENRE, MEANING
Changing times, Changing practices
7. Audio-Visual Space in an Era of Technological Convergence, Robynn J. Stilwell
8. Title Sequences for Contemporary Television Serials, Annette Davison
9. No Country for Old Music, Carter Burwell
10. Cue the Big Theme? The Sound of the Superhero, Janet K. Halfyard
11. Video Speech in Latin America, Michael Chanan
Animated sounds
12. Pixar and the Animated Soundtrack, Daniel Goldmark
13. Notes on Sound Design in Contemporary Animated Films, Randy Thom
14. Zig Zag : Re-animating Len Lye as Improvised Theatrical Performance and Immersive Visual Music, Lisa Perrott
Musical Moments and Transformations
15. The Mutating Musical, Caryl Flinn
16. Chinese Rock 'n' Roll Film and Cui Jian on Screen, Ying Xiao
17. The Neosurrealist Metamusical: Tsai's The Wayward Cloud, John Richardson
18. Parties In Your Head: From the Acoustic to the Psycho-Acoustic, Philip Brophy

PART IV EXPANDED SOUNDTRACKS
19. Sensory Aspects of Contemporary Cinema, Michel Chion
20. The Sound of Intensified Continuity, Jeff Smith
21. Extending Film Aesthetics: Audio Beyond Visuals, K.J. Donnelly
22. The Audiovisual Construction of Transgender Identity in Transamerica, Susanna Välimäki
23. Soundscapes of Istanbul in Turkish film Soundtracks, Meri Kytö
24. Audiovisual Objects, Multisensory People and the Intensified Ordinary in Hong Kong Action Films, Charles Kronengold

PART V EMERGING AUDIOVISUAL FORMS
Music Video and Beyond Gaming
25. Music Video's Second Aesthetic, Carol Vernallis
26. Aesthetics and Hyperembodiment in Pop Videos: Rihanna's "Umbrella," Stan Hawkins
27. The Emancipation Of Music Video: YouTube and The Cultural Politics of Supply and Demand, Paula Hearsum & Ian Inglis
28. Music Video Transformed, Mathias Bonde Korsgaard video art
29. "Betwixt and Between" Worlds: Spatial and Temporal Liminality in Video Art-Music, Holly Rogers
30. Sound Events: Innovation in Projection and Installation, Maureen Turim and Michael Walsh
Gaming
31. Contextualizing Game Audio Aesthetics, Rob Bridgett
32. Implications of Interactivity: What does it mean for sound to be "interactive"?, Karen Collins
33. Multi-channel Gaming and the Aesthetics of Interactive Surround, Mark Kerins

PART VI AUDIOVISUALITY IN DAILY LIFE
34. Sound and Vision: The Audio/Visual Economy of Musical Performance, Philip Auslander
35. Foreground Flatland, Joseph Lanza
36. Remaking the Urban: The Audio-Visual Aesthetics of iPod Use, Michael Bull
37. On Soundscape Methods and Audiovisual Sensibility, Helmi Järviluoma and Noora Vikman
38. Leaving Something to the Imagination: "Seeing" New Places through a Musical Lens, Mariko Hara and Tia DeNora

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