Film Music: A Neglected Art

An excerpt from a book I just started, that I had to share. (Film Music A Neglected Art by Roy M. Prendergast). It’s his thoughts on auteur theory and the role of a director – oh my gosh, it made me chuckle.

I just started reading Film Music: A Neglected Art (2nd edn) by Roy M. Prendergast. Part of the preface made me chuckle, so I thought I would spend the last 20 mins of my lunch break transcribing it so you can read it too.

The first edition was printed in 1977 by New York University (C). The second edition was printed in 1992 by Roy M. Prendergast (C). The preface has just explained the differences and improvements of the most recent edition.

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