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Library Research Guides

Film Music Resources

This is a guide to locating information and materials related to film music in the Music Library.

Article Databases

Histories and Surveys

Buhler, James, David Neumeyer, and Rob Deemer. Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History.
ML 2075 .B84 2010

Cooke, Mervyn. A History of Film Music.
ML 2075 .C68 2008

Evans, Mark. Soundtrack: The Music of the Movies.
ML 2075 .E92

Hickman, Roger. Reel Music: Exploring 100 Years of Film Music.
ML 2075 .H51 2006

Karlin, Fred. Listening to Movies: The Film Lover's Guide to Film Music.
ML 2075 .K371 1994

MacDonald, Laurence R. The Invisible Art of Film Music: A Comprehensive History.
ML 2075 .M15 2013

Marmorstein, Gary. Hollywood Rhapsody: Movie Music and Its Makers, 1900 to 1975.
ML 2075 .M2461 1997

Prendergast, Roy M. Film Music: A Neglected Art: A Critical Study of Music in Films.
ML 2075 .P93 1992

Timm, Larry M. The Soul of Cinema: An Appreciation of Film Music.
MT 95 .T591 2003

Wierzbicki, James. Film Music: A History.
ML 2075 .W54 2009