Kyle Strand
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Is the music played in silent films considered to be a soundtrack? Why or why not?
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The key words in the Wikipedia definition are "written", "recorded", and "synchronized". Live music to accompany a silent film is often improvised (rather than written), and it is (by definition!) ...

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Does Janelle Monáe's Metropolis conceptual series have a definite plot?
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There does not appear to be a single linear narrative. This essay by Phil Sandifer gives a sort of critical overview of Monáe's work and the Metropolis saga. (All quotes throughout this answer are ...

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