On the Track by Fred Karlin; Rayburn Wright; John Williams (Foreword by)
Publication Date: 2004-01-08
On the Track offers a comprehensive guide to scoring for film and television. Covering all styles and genres, the authors, both noted film composers, cover everything from the nuts-and-bolts of timing, cuing, and recording through balancing the composer's aesthetic vision with the needs of the film itself. Unlike other books that are aimed at the person "dreaming" of a career, this is truly a guide that can be used by everyone from students to technically sophisticated professionals. It contains overnbsp;100 interviews with noted composers, illustrating the many technical points made through the text.