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‘Dancing to the Music of Time. Hollywood Melodrama and the Retrospective Prolepsis’ Seminar

27 November 2012
Room 1083 Music, Building 2 Highfield Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this seminar, please email Dr Florian Scheding at .

Event details

Part of the Music Research Seminar Series

The paper will look at a particular figure of moving music from the narration of a film into its storyworld, exemplified by scenes from 'Far from Heaven', 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' and Douglas Sirk melodramas, and consider the idea of ‘retrospective prolepses’ in leitmotivic film scores more generally.

Speaker information

Guido Heldt, Bristol University. Senior Lecturer in Music, Head of Education

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