TV's Biggest Hits

TV's Biggest Hits

The Story of Television Themes From Dragnet to Friends

Book - 1996
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A tuneful trip down memory lane for the baby-boom generationFor the millions of people who have grown up with television, TV theme songs are a national folk music, instantly recognizable and fraught with personal memories. Now, TV's Biggest Hits gathers together for the first time all the information about the master composers -- including Henry Mancini (Peter Gunn), Duke Ellington (The Asphalt Jungle), and Mike Post (Hill Street Blues, E.R.) -- who created this music, how they work, and the trials and tribulations of creating music for a TV series.
-- Organized by genre -- from sitcoms to hospital shows, detective dramas, sci-fi, and variety shows
-- Includes stills from the original shows
Publisher: New York : Schirmer Books, 1996
ISBN: 9780028703244
Branch Call Number: ML2080 .B87 1996
Characteristics: p. ; cm


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