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p. 716. A history of film music III: 1960–presentlocked

  • Kathryn Kalinak


The second half of the 20th century saw a transformation in film music. The varied practices that developed in terms of the use of song and background music began to join as a compilation score. World music became more audible, and globalization influenced the funding, production, and distribution of films. ‘A history of film music III: 1960–present’ looks at the new challenges and practices that presented themselves to the film industries in terms of film music in the second half of the 20th century which include: a rise of auteurist directors; development of an international film community; impact of experimental film; repressed political regimes; diminishing audiences; and changing demographics.

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