Trim: 5⅜ x 8½
978-0-8108-8500-4 • Paperback • June 2012 • $47.00 • (£36.00)
978-0-8108-8501-1 • eBook • June 2012 • $44.50 • (£34.00)
Mariana Whitmer teaches film music and manages special programs at the Center for American Music at the University of Pittsburgh.
Editor’s Foreward Kate Daubney
Preface: Reinventing the Western Film Score
Chapter 1: Jerome Moross in Hollywood
Chapter 2: Scoring Drama: Composing Theatre and Film
Chapter 3: The Critical/Historical Context of The Big Country
Chapter 4: Changing the Western Soundscape
Chapter 5: Analysis of the Score
Afterward: The Big Country’s Legacy
About the Author
Whitmer ably places the film in the context of the history of the development of the western genre, making a strong case for reevaluating The Big Country.
— Journal of the Society for American Music