Bibliography & Further Reading

Bibliography :

  • Hoeckner, B., Wyatt, E. W., Decety, J., & Nusbaum H. (2011). Film Music Influences How Viewers Relate to Movie Characters. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 5(2), 146-153.

  • Kassabian, A. (2001). Hearing Film: Tracking Identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music. New York, Routledge.

  • Kolyada, Y. (2009). A Compendium of Musical Instruments and Instrumental Terminology in the Bible. New York, Routledge.

  • Larsen, P. (2007). Film music. London, Reaktion Books Ltd.

  • Lehman, F. M. (2012). Music Theory through the Lens of Film. Journal of Film Music, 5(1-2), 179-198.

  • Lehman, F. M. (2012). Reading tonality through film; Transformational Hermeneutics and the Music of Hollywood. (Doctoral thesis). Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts.

  • Leinberger, C. (2002). Thematic Variation and Key Relationships: Charlotte’s Theme in Max Steiner’s Score for ‘Now Voyager’. The Journal of Film Music, 1(1), 63-77.

  • Prendergast, R. (1990). Film Music: A Neglected Art. Norton and Company, New York.

  • Ribera, J. (2014). Music In Ancient Arabia And Spain. Surrey, Vincent Press Ltd.

  • Rosar, W. H. (2012). Film Music – What’s in a Name?. The Journal of Film Music, 1(1), 1-18.

  • Rosar, W. H. (2012). Film Music and Heinz Werner’s Theory of Physiognomic Preception. Phychomusicology, 13, 154-165.

  • Stevens, L. (2006). The Hollywood Composer. The Journal of Film Music, 1(4), 337-338.

Further Reading :
  • Audissino, E. (2014). John Williams’s Film Music: Jaws, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark and the Return of the Classical Hollywood Music Style. Wisconsin, The University of Wisconsin Press.

  • Brown, R. S. (1994). Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music. Los Angeles, University of California Press.

  • Burt, G. (1994). The Art of Film Music: A History. Boston, Northeastern University Press.

  • Chion, M. (2009). Film, a Sound Art. New York, Columbia University Press.

  • Chion, M., & Murch, W. (1994). Audio-Vision: Sound on Screen. New York, Columbia University Press.

  • Cooke, M. (2008). A History of Film Music. New York, Cambridge University Press.

  • Cooke, M. (2010). The Hollywood Film Music Reader. New York, Oxford University Press.

  • Engel, C. (1870). The Music of the most Ancient Nations. 2nd ed. London, William Clowes and Sons.

  • Flinn, C. (1992). Strains of Utopia: Gender, Nostalgia, and Hollywood Film Music. New Jersey, Princeton University Press.

  • Gadalla, M. (2004). Egyptian Musical Instruments. Greensboro, Tehuti Research Foundation.

  • Hargreaves, D. J. (1986). The Developmental Phycology of Music. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

  • Ives, C. (1987). Charles Ives: The Ideas Behind the Music. New York, Yale University Press.

  • Kalinak, K. (1992). Settling the Score: Music and the Classical Hollywood Film. Wisconsin, The University of Wisconsin Press.

  • Kalinak, K. (2010). Film Music: A Very Short Introduction. New York, Oxford University Press.

  • Karlin, F., & Wright R. (2004). On the track: A guide to Contemporary Film Scoring. 2nd ed. New York, Routledge.

  • MacDonald, L. E. (2013). The Invisible Art of Film Music: A Comprehensive Story. 2nd ed. Plymouth, Scarecrow Press.

  • Neumeyer, D. (2014). The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies. New York, Oxford University Press.

  • Reay, P. (2004). Music in Film: Soundtracks and Synergy. London, Wallflower Press.

  • Redner, G. (2011). Deleuze and Film Music: Building a Methodological Bridge Between Film Theory and Music. Bristol, Intellect.

  • Sachs, C. (2008). The Rise of Music in the Ancient World: East and West. New York, Dover Publications.

  • Slobin, M. (2008). Global Soundtracks: Worlds of Film Music. Middletown, Wesleyan University Press.

  • Taylor, T.  D. (2007). Beyond Exoticism: Western Music and the World. United States of America, Duke University Press.

  • Wierzbicki, J. (2009). Film Music: A History. New York, Routledge.

Videography :
  • [“The Siege of Babylon” from “Intolerance” (1916) – Carl Davis]. (2010, Jun 20). “The Siege of Babylon” from “Intolerance” (1916) [Video file]. Retrieved from

  • [Intolerance: love’s struggle throughout the ages (1916) D.W. Griffith]. (2010, Oct 18). Intolerance: love’s struggle throughout the ages (1916) D.W. Griffith [Video file]. Retrieved from

  • Berger, L. & Powell, M. (Director). (1940). The Thief of Bagdad. [DVD]. United Kingdom: ITV Studios.

  • DeMille, C. B. (Director). (1927). The King of Kings. [DVD]. USA: The Criterion Collection.

  • DeMille, C. B. (Director). (1956). The Ten Commandments. [Blu-Ray]. USA: Paramount Pictures.

  • Gance, A. (Director). (1927). Napoleon. [Blu-Ray]. United Kingdom: BFI.

  • Griffith, D. W. (Director). (1915). The Birth of a Nation. [Blu-Ray]. USA: Kino Classics.

  • Griffith, D. W. (Director). (1916). Intolerance. [Blu-Ray]. USA: Cohen Film Collection LLC.

  • Huston, J. (Director). (1951). The African Queen. [DVD]. United Kingdom: ITV Studios.

  • Jackson, P. (Director). (2003). The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. [Blu-Ray]. USA: New Line Cinema.

  • Kubrick, S. (Director). (1960). Spartacus. [Blu-Ray]. USA: Universal Studios.

  • Lean, D. (Director). (1962). Lawrence of Arabia. [Blu-Ray]. USA: Columbia Pictures.

  • Levin, H. (Director). (1965). Genghis Khan. [DVD]. USA: Columbia Pictures.

  • Lucas, G. (Director). (1977). Star Wars IV: A New Hope. [Blu-Ray]. USA: 20th Century Fox.

  • Marquand, R. (Director). (1983). Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi. [Blu-Ray]. USA: 20th Century Fox.

  • Rossellini, R. (Director). (1945). Rome, Open City. [DVD]. United Kingdom: Arrow Films.

  • Snyder, Z. (Director). (2007). 300. [Blu-Ray]. USA: Warner Bros.

  • Sommers, S. (Director). (1999). The Mummy. [Blu-Ray]. USA: Universal Studios.

  • Walsh, R. (Director). (1924). The Thief of Bagdad. [DVD]. USA: DigiVision.

  • Zeffirelli, F. (Director). (1977). Jesus of Nazareth. [DVD]. United Kingdom: ITV Studios.

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