Darby, William and Jack Du Bois AMERICAN FILM MUSIC: Major Composers, Techniques, Trends, 1915-1990
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (1990). 089950468X / 9780899504681 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with titles stamped in silver; no dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 623 pages; Photographs, appendix, bibliography, and index.
From the neighborhood pianist of silent movie days to the synthesized effects and "music video" sequences of the 1980s: the great and not-so-great moments in film scoring. "...a well-researched and thoroughly documented treatise...." --Soundtrack.