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David Neumeyer holds the Leslie Waggener Professorship in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. The majority of his research and publications have been on film music.
Nathan Platte is assistant professor of musicology at the University of Iowa. His interests in film music, creative agency, and adaptations are reflected in articles published in Music and the Moving Image, 19th-Century Music, The Journal of Musicology, and multiple anthologies. Having recently co-edited The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook with James Wierzbicki and Colin Roust, he is presently writing a book on music in the films of David O. Selznick.
Frontispiece: Franz Waxman during Production of Rebecca
Editor’s Foreword: Kate Daubney
Chapter 1: Franz Waxman’s Musical Background
Chapter 2: Waxman’s Film Scoring Language
Chapter 3: Production and Reception
Chapter 4: Creating a Score for Rebecca
Chapter 5: Analysis of the Score
Appendix 1: Franz Waxman’s Scoring Notes for Rebecca, 1 December 1939
Appendix 2: Summary of Edited Cues in Rebecca
Appendix 3: “Music Notes Resumé,” 6 March 1940
About the Authors