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Author Bohn, James Matthew, 1970- author.

Title Music in Disney's animated features : Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The jungle book / James Bohn ; foreword by Jeff Kurtti.

Publication Info. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2017]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.542 Disney,W BOH    Available
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Description xviii, 294 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-279) and index.
Contents Mickeys -- The Silly symphonies -- Snow White and the seven dwarfs -- Pinocchio -- Dumbo and Bambi -- Cinderella -- Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan -- Disney animated features, 1955-1961 -- The sword in the stone and The jungle book.
Summary In Music in Disney's Animated Features James Bohn investigates how music functions in Disney animated films and identifies several vanguard techniques used in them. In addition he also presents a history of music in Disney animated films, as well as biographical information on several of the Walt Disney Studios' seminal composers. The popularity and critical acclaim of Disney animated features truly is built as much on music as it is on animation. Beginning with Steamboat Willie and continuing through all of the animated features created under Disney's personal supervision, music was the organizing element of Disney's animation. Songs establish character, aid in narrative, and fashion the backbone of the Studios' movies from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs through The Jungle Book and beyond. Bohn underscores these points while presenting a detailed history of music in Disney's animated films. The book includes research done at the Walt Disney Archives as well as materials gathered from numerous other facilities. In his research of the Studios' notable composers, Bohn includes perspectives from family members, thus lending a personal dimension to his presentation of the magical Studios' musical history. The volume's numerous musical examples demonstrate techniques used throughout the Studios' animated classics-- [Publisher description].
Subject Disney, Walt, 1901-1966 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Walt Disney Productions.
Motion picture music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Animated films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Added Author Kurtti, Jeff, writer of foreword.
Other Form: Online version: Bohn, James Matthew, 1970- Music in Disney's animated features. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2017] 9781496812155 (DLC) 2016059255
ISBN 9781496812148 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
Standard No. 40027150448

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