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Edited by Roy Phillippe. Artist/Personality; Reference Textbooks; Textbook - Instrumental. Instrumental-text book. Movies. Instructional book and examples CD. With instructional text and musical examples. Published by Alfred Music (AP.ELM04007CD).

Item Number: AP.ELM04007CD

ISBN 075792266X. With instructional text and musical examples. Movies. 9x12 inches.

In this text, designed as a tool for the college classroom, the reader gains insight to the creative process of master film composer Henry Mancini. Edited Roy Phillippe, the book shows 16 musical examples, and has a CD with recordings from the original soundtrack. The text provides detailed analysis of the ideology and technique behind Mancini's creation of music to be paired with the story and its images. A must for any aspiring film composer, film music buff, or Mancini fan!