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Composers give a unique and powerful voice to the stories we see on the big screen Those who work principally with one type of film may leave a unique imprint on an entire genre James Bernard was one such composer From 1952 to the late 1990s he was one of horror's definitive and distinctive voices scoring many of Hammer's best known films including Dracula This critical biography details Bernard's life from struggle to success More than just a biography however it is also a meticulous examination of his music including its intricate mechanisms and the many sources of Bernard's inspiration Movie scores examined include The Quatermass Experiment The Curse of Frankenstein Dracula and The Hound of the Baskervilles Reviews of Bernard's work and reminiscences of the composer himself add depth and personal feeling to the biography A music glossary and a filmography complete the work

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