Sounds For The Silents: Photoplay Music From The Days Of Early Cinema

Books | Piano

Publisher: Dover Publications
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

'Photoplays', or silent movies, cried out for accompaniment, and a distinctive art form arose to fill the demand, combining cinema, music, and storytelling. This unique anthology features original sheet music for the Piano pieces that complemented early motion pictures. Derived from eight rare sources, the contents include pieces by J.S. Zamecnik, M. L. Lake, Joseph Carl Breil, J. Bodewalt Lampe and Walter C. Simon.

ISBN: 9780486492865
Published on: 30 December 2013
No of pages: 222
Language: English
Catalogue No: 0486492869