Abstract

Just as 1940s noir films represented a challenge to the security of home and family, their musical scores defied the emphasis on tonality common in classical Hollywood scoring practices. Scores for the nostalgic second noir cycle are characterized by tension between atonal techniques and the return of more melodic elements.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2578-4919
Print ISSN
2578-4900
Pages
pp. 52-73
Launched on MUSE
2008-02-25
Open Access
No
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