Robert Altman's soundtracks : film, music and sound from M*A*S*H to a Prairie home companion / Gayle Sherwood Magee.

American director Robert Altman first came to national attention with the surprise blockbuster M*A*S*H (1970) and directed more than thirty feature films in subsequent decades until his death in 2006. In addition to his feature films, Altman worked in the emerging field of cable television, as well...

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Main Author: Magee, Gayle Sherwood, 1965- (Author)
Format: eBook
Series:Oxford music/media series.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Listening to Robert Altman
  • The sweet music of Kansas City
  • New Hollywood song tracks
  • Nostalgia trips
  • A new Hollywood musical
  • Battling the empire
  • The wilderness
  • Indiewood and improvisation
  • The perfect servant
  • Midwestern musicals
  • Conclusion: Altman today.