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Ďáblova past : několik poznámek k úloze hudby v "barokním" filmu

Title in English Devil's Trap : Several Observations on Functions of Music in the "Baroque" Film


Year of publication 2012
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Opus musicum : hudební revue
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Art, architecture, cultural heritage
Keywords neoformalism; musical analysis; film music; Vláčil; Liška
Description This study brings neo-formalist analysis of functions of music in the film Devil's Trap (1961) by the Czech director František Vláčil composed by Zdeněk Liška. Chosen methodological approach (based on works by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson) synthesises former structuralist attitudes and contains advisable theoretical tools for this kind of analysis. This paper is a contribution to the history of style of Czech cinematography of the 1960s.
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