Sounds of Fear and Wonder : Music in Cult TV, Hardback Book

Sounds of Fear and Wonder : Music in Cult TV Hardback

Part of the Investigating Cult TV series


Characters and plot developments, similarly, are enhanced by their musical accompaniment.

The different scoring strategies employed in supernatural and horror-based genres, comprising for example True Blood and Supernatural, are considered alongside cult shows set in our reality, such as Dexter, The Sopranos and 24.

These discussions are complimented by in-depth case studies of musical approaches in two high-profile series: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Hannibal.

Written from a musicological standpoint but fully accessible to non-musicologists, the book significantly advances television and music studies.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 232 pages, 34 figures
  • Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Television
  • ISBN: 9781784530280

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