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Film Music

This guide supports research and study of film music, including courses Music 7, Music History 7 and Music History 177.

Music Inquiry & Research Librarian

Matthew Vest
Subjects:Music & Dance

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Subject Headings for Browsing Film Music

The following is a non-exhaustive list of subject headings* available in the UCLA library catalog that you can use to guide your research on film (motion picture) music. 

Subject Headings

Motion pictures
Motion picture music
Motion picture music--Analysis, appreciation
Motion picture music--Catalogs
Motion picture music--Economic Aspects
Motion picture music--Lead sheets
Motion picture music--History and criticism
Silent film music

 

*What's a subject heading?: A subject heading is a term or phrase used to classify like materials in the UCLA Library catalog.  

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