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  1. Key Texts 3 items
    1. Audio-Vision: Sound on Screen - Michel Chion 1994

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. Film Sound: Theory and Practice 1985

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

  2. Key Sources and Recommended Texts 31 items
    Sources of the weekly reading for seminars and other recommended texts.
    1. Early Sound Cinema 4 items
      1. Silent Film Sound - Rick Altman 2004

        Book 

      2. The Sounds of Early Cinema 2001

        Book 

    2. Film Sound Aesthetics 11 items
      1. Film - A Sound Art - Michel Chion 2009

        Book 

      2. The Voice in Cinema - Michel Chion 1999

        Book 

      3. Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History - James Buhler, David Neumeyer 2015

        Book 

      4. Overhearing Film Dialogue - Sarah Kozloff 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book 

    3. Film Music 10 items
      1. Composing for the Films - Theodor Adorno, Hanns Eisler 1994

        Book 

      2. Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music - Royal S. Brown 1994

        Book 

      3. Sound and vision: the music video reader - Simon Frith, Andrew Goodwin, Lawrence Grossberg 1993

        Book 

      4. Film music: critical approaches - K J Donnelly 2001

        Book 

      5. Unheard melodies: narrative film movies - Claudia Gorbman, British Film Institute 1987

        Book 

    4. Sound Studies 6 items
      1. Audio culture: readings in modern music - Christoph Cox, Daniel Warner 2004

        Book 

      2. The tuning of the world - R. Murray Schafer 1977

        Book 

      3. Gramophone, Film, Typewriter - Friedrich Kittler 1999

        Book 

      4. Sound: an acoulogical treatise - Michel Chion, James A. Steintrager 2016

        Book 

  3. Weekly Reading and Additional Digitised Documents 29 items
    1. Week 1 Reading - Some Film Sound Terminology 1 item
      1. Sound in the Cinema - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson

        Chapter Essential Reading

    2. Week 2 Reading - Early Sound Film and Classic Theory - Blackmail and Balázs 2 items
      1. The Sound Film - Bela Balasz

        Chapter Essential Reading

      2. The Production of Blackmail - Tom Ryall

        Chapter Recommended Reading

    3. Week 3 Reading - Early Sound Film and Classic Theory: Mamoulian and Mixed Media 3 items
      1. Love Me Tonight - Tom Milne

        Chapter Essential Reading

      2. Lubitsch and Mamoulian - Lea Jacobs

        Chapter Recommended Reading

    4. Week 4 Reading - Practices of Listening / Contact 3 items
      1. The sound studies reader - Jonathan Sterne 2012

        Book Essential Reading See Chapter 5 - The Three Listening Modes by Michel Chion.

      2. Acousmatics - Pierre Schaeffer

        Chapter Essential Reading

      3. The Future of Music: Credo - John Cage

        Chapter Recommended Reading

    5. Week 5 Reading - The Audiovisual Scene (in Monsiuer Hulot's Holiday) 2 items
      1. The Audiovisual Scene - Michel Chion

        Chapter Essential Reading

      2. Jacques Tati • Great Director profile - Jaime Christley 2002

        Article Recommended Reading

    6. Week 6 Reading - Composing for the Films 2 items
      1. Prejudices and Bad Habits - Theodor Adorno, Hanns Eisler

        Chapter Essential Reading

    7. Week 7 Reading - Popular Music in Film. 3 items
      1. Rock 'n' film: cinema's dance with popular music - David E. James 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Reading Read Chapter 4 - Dirty Stars (and the Introduction if you have time).

      2. Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000 - P. Adams Sitney 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading See Chapter 4 for a discussion of Kenneth Anger's films.

      3. Kenneth Anger: Where The Bodies Are Buried - Mick Brown 2014

        Webpage Background Reading An informed interview/biography from the glossy magazine Esquire

    8. Week 8 Reading - Audio-Visual Analysis - Lost Highway - See also Chapter 10 from Michel Chion's Audio Vision, which describes the method we'll use in the seminar. 2 items
      1. The Films of David Lynch: 50 Percent Sound - Philip Halsall 2000

        Article Recommended Reading

      2. David Lynch Swerves: Uncertainty from Lost Highway to Inland Empire - Martha P. Nochimson 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Reading See the Chapter on Lost Highway

    9. Week 9 Reading - The Acousmêtre 1 item
      1. The Acousmetre - Michel Chion

        Chapter Essential Reading

    10. Week 10 Reading - Jean Vigo - Acoustics of the Floating World 3 items
      1. L'ATALANTE: THE MARRIAGE OF MUSIC AND IMAGE - Barbara Savedoff Winter 1990

        Article Essential Reading

      2. "The Music Has Something to Say": The Musical Revisions of L'Atalante (1934) - Hannah Lewis

        Article Recommended Reading A long article for the keen student.

    11. Additional Digitised Texts 7 items
      1. Visual Music Culture - Kerry Brougher

        Chapter