|aThe music of painting :|bmusic, modernism and the visual arts from the Romantics to John Cage /|cby Peter Vergo.
|a367 p. :|bill. ;|c26 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aTowards the condition of music -- Wagnerian painting -- Correspondences -- The art-work of the future -- Unknown regions -- The art of fugue -- Music and movement -- Art, jazz and silence.
|aThe Music of Painting reveals how music and painting drew on each other for inspiration and stimulation during the emergence and development of modernism. Explores how artists attempted to translate musical rhythms and structures into painting, and how musicians developed visual themes in their compositions. Analyses individual pieces of music and works of art, from Paul Signac's musical seascapes and Modeste Musorgsky's popular piano pieces to Wassily Kandinsky's abstract paintings and John Cage's silent works [Publisher description]