How the West Was Sung

How the West Was Sung

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Provides a comprehensive analysis of Ford's use of music in his iconic westerns. Covering a variety of critical approaches and incorporating original archival research, this book explores the director's oft-noted predilection for American folk song, hymnody, and period music. It states that Ford used music as more than a stylistic gesture.I am reminded of two other Ford westerns in which another song identified with the Confederacy, a€œDixie, a€ works in similar ways: in She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, it provides a ... John Ford quoted in Peter Bogdanovich, John Ford (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978), 98. 3. ... Two Rode Together, George Duning Papers, Cinema-Television Library, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. 8.

Title:How the West Was Sung
Author:Kathryn Kalinak
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2007


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