Visible deeds of music : art and music from Wagner to Cage / Simon Shaw-Miller.

This text explores the relationship between music and the visual arts in the late 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on the modernist period. It argues that the boundaries between art and music were permeable at this time.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Shaw-Miller, Simon, 1960-
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Ut pictura musica : interdisciplinarity, art, and music
  • "Deeds of music made visible" : Wagner, the Gesamtkunstwerk, and the birth of the modern
  • Instruments of desire : musical morphology in Picasso's cubism
  • Quasi una musica : Kupka and Klee, music, and the idea of abstraction
  • "Out of tune" : Hauer's legacy and the aesthetics of minimalism in art and music
  • A chorus of voices : seeing music in Cage and Fluxus, the birth of the postmodern.