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Maly Trebacz: An original score for a short animated film
by Tronerud, Nathanael D., M.M., California State University, Long Beach, 2013, 74; 1524171
Abstract (Summary)

This project report will provide a description and analysis of the original musical score, as composed and arranged by the author, for the short animated film Mały Tre¸bacz, which was produced in collaboration with the film's director, Monica Kozlowski. It will detail the process of the music's composition, including those decisions which were made whilst scoring the picture, the reasons and justifications for so doing, a scene-by-scene analysis of the film and accompanying music, background information concerning the film's origins and influences (including the historical origins of the narrative), the role of the film's score in communicating the story of the film to the audience, how certain choices in scoring impacted the direction of the film's narrative, and a short discussion of the major themes and musical motifs heard within the score (including its incorporation of the Hejnal mariacki).

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Herman, Martin
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Composition
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 52/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Music, Music education, Film studies
Keywords: Kozlowski, Monica, Original composition
Publication Number: 1524171
ISBN: 978-1-303-52148-5
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