Readership: students & scholars in ethnomusicology, South Asian studies, anthropology, film studies, and public/popular culture and music.
Gregory D. Booth, Senior Lecturer, Ethnomusicology, Associate Dean (Research), Department of Anthropology and School of Music, University of Auckland
"Booth's inquiry is the first of its kind to embrace both film studies and studies on Indian film music ... and should be immensely useful to scholars of music, cinema studies and other social sciences." - Madhuja Mukherjee, Studies in Musical Theatre
Introduction - Who is Anthony Gonsalves?
Part One - History, Technology, and a Determinist Milieu for Hindi Film Song
1: Popular Music as Film Music
3: Changing Structures in the Mumbai Film Industry
Part Two - The Life of Music in the Mumbai Film Industry
4: Origins, Training, and "Joining the Line"
5: Roles, Relations, and the Creative Process
6: Rehearsals, Recordings, and Economics
Part Three - Music, Instruments, and Meaning from Musicians' Perspectives
7: Orchestras and Orchestral Procedures, Instrumental Change, Arranging, and Programming
8: Issues of Style, Genre, and Value in Mumbai Film Music
Conclusion - Oral History, Change, and Accounts of Human Agency