Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Sound World of Dario Argento

"Sounds To Die For - Speaking The Language Of Horror Film Sound"

in discussion with Walter Murch, Gary Rydstrom, Michel Chion, Claude Letessier, Claudio Simonetti...

A fascinating behind the scenes look at the previously unexplored territory of horror film sound. Through in-depth analysis of sound in the films of Dario Argento and discussions with leading practitioners, this book explores our inherent relationship with sound; examining how and why specific sounds are chosen and utilised to express and manipulate human perception and emotion.

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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous1/27/2011

    Trying again as my previous post mysteriously vanished.

    Can anyone who's seen the book comment on the ratio of general horror film sound discussion to the discussion of sound in Argento's work?