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Théorie et pratique de la musique vocale au cinéma : L'oeuvre de Carlos Saura

Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is the study of the aesthetic and narrative function of vocal music in the non musical work of fiction of the Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura. The role of vocal music in his films is indeed of central importance and not largely studied. In the first part we have analyzed the evolution of the use of music in works done during the half of the century, which embraced the filmography of the Aragonese filmmaker. We have also been able to put very prominently, a strong authorial affirmation by means of a restricted control of musical choices and different collaborations with composers of original music. The characterization of songs text used, enabled us to identify a corpus of twenty-two vocal works, which constituted the core of our study. In the second part, we studied the specific role of vocal music through its influence on the order, the time and space of the narrative. Vocal works can, in effect, constitute a spatial transition and temporal tool functioning as an analepsis or a prolepsis or again being considered as a narrative level on its own. In the third part, we viewed vocal music from an angle of quotation and a viewpoint which enables to reveal: that of the characters first. Subsequently, considering vocal music in its transtextual dimension, we have studied the universalizing and external viewpoint that it vehicles. Finally, we have noticed that vocal songs can also reveal the intention of the filmic enunciator.
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Bloch-Robin Marianne. Théorie et pratique de la musique vocale au cinéma : L'oeuvre de Carlos Saura. Sciences de l'Homme et Société. Université Paris-Est, 2011. Français. ⟨tel-01171215⟩



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