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Music in Twin Peaks: Listen to the Sounds (Routledge Music and Screen Media) (Paperback)
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In this edited volume, contributors explore an essential element of the influential television series Twin Peaks: the role of music and sound. From its debut in 1990 to its return to television in 2017, Twin Peaks has amassed a cult following, and inspired myriad scholarly studies. This collection considers how the music and sound design not only create the ambience of this ground-breaking series, but function in the narrative, encouraging multiple interpretations. With chapters that consider how music shapes the relationship of audiences and fans to the story, the importance of sound design, and the symbolism embedded in the score, this book provides a range of perspectives for scholars of music and film studies, while giving fans new insight into an iconic television show.
About the Author
Reba Wissner is Assistant Professor of Musicology at Columbus State University.Katherine Reed is Assistant Professor of Musicology at California State University, Fullerton.