Music, Sound, and the Moving Image

Music, Sound, and the Moving Image

  • ISSN (Online) : 1753-0776
  • ISSN (Print) : 1753-0768
  • Language : English
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Music, Sound, and the Moving Image is the first international scholarly journal devoted to the study of the interaction between music and sound in moving image media, including film, television, music video, advertising, computer games, mixed-media installation, digital art, live cinema, et alia.

The journal is truly interdisciplinary, inviting contributions across a range of critical methodologies, including musicology and music analysis, film studies, popular music studies, cultural theory, aesthetics, semiotics, sociology, marketing, sound studies, and music psychology.

The journal also provides an important focus for the similarly diverse and expanding community of media music scholars. The journal is published twice a year, and its first issues were open, embracing this diversity of topics and approaches. Themed issues, under a guest editor, now alternate with open issues, encouraging writers to explore areas under-represented in current literature.

The editors welcome contributions offering the broadest interpretation of the journal’s title, not only seeking to build upon the existing scholarship on film music and film sound, but also to challenge its theoretical assumptions, and to extend its boundaries to include the full variety of moving image media and traditions.

Papers appearing in this journal are abstracted or indexed in:
  • Scopus
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Sustainability and Natural Resource Management Database
  • The Music Index Online
  • International Index to Film Periodicals

Code of Conduct
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There are currently no Calls for Papers for Music, Sound, and the Moving Image.

Ben Winters, The Open University      
Neepa Majumdar, University of Pittsburgh
Liz Greene, Liverpool John Moores University                  

Books Reviews Editor:
Alexis Bennett, Goldsmiths, University of London

Editorial Board:
Julie Brown, Royal Holloway, University of London
James Buhler, University of Texas at Austin
Nina Cartier, Harold Washington College, City Colleges of Chicago
William Cheng, Darmouth College
Norma Coates, University of Western Ontario
Karen Collins, University of Waterloo
Annette Davison, University of Edinburgh
James Deaville, Carleton University
Kevin Donnelly, University of Southampton
Murray Forman, Northeastern University
Daniel Goldmark, Case Western Reserve University
Helen Hanson, University of Exeter
Catherine Haworth, University of Huddersfield
Andrew Hill, University of Greenwich
Nessa Johnston, Edge Hill University
Kathryn Kalinak, Rhode Island College
Neil Lerner, Davidson College
Philippa Lovatt, University of St Andrews
Alexis McGee, University of British Columbia
Miguel Mera, City University London
Leo Murray, Murdoch University
Landon Palmer, University of Alabama
Katherine Quanz, University of Texas at Austin
Jamie Sexton, Northumbria University
Jeff Smith, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Katherine Spring, Wilfird Laurier University
Neil Verma, Northwestern School of Communication
Carol Vernallis, Stanford University
Laurel Westrup, UCLA

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Book Reviews 
Books for review should be sent to the Books Reviews Editor, Alexis Bennett.

Alexis Bennett
c/o Department of Music
University of London
New Cross

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Available Content

Volume 16 (2022)
Volume 15 (2021)
Volume 14 (2020)
Volume 13 (2019)
Volume 12 (2018)
Volume 11 (2017)
Volume 10 (2016)
Volume 9 (2015)
Volume 8 (2014)
Volume 7 (2013)
Volume 6 (2012)
Volume 5 (2011)
Volume 4 (2010)
Volume 3 (2009)
Volume 2 (2008)
Volume 1 (2007)