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      October 30, 2020

      Friday   5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

      105 South Jackson Street
      Watkins Glen, New York 14891

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      Fearful Symmetries: Music for Doppelgänger Movies

      The Ithaca Music Forum presents Dr. Tom Schneller, who will give a lecture entitled "Fearful Symmetries: Music for Doppelgänger Movies."

      contact psilberman@ithaca.edu for Zoom link

      The premise of doubling provides a rich terrain of metaphoric possibilities for film composers. In this talk, Dr. Schneller will discuss scores for Doppelgänger films including Bernard Herrmann's Cape Fear (1962) and Sisters (1973) and Andrew Hewitt's The Double (2013). Each of these scores features sophisticated metaphoric cross-domain mappings between musical structure and dramatic premise, in which the concept of duality or split personality is reflected in the domain of music through techniques like repetition, inversion, retrograde, and intervallic doubling.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Performing Arts

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