By Marsha Morton, Peter L. Schmunk
This selection of essays through musicologists and paintings historians explores the reciprocal impacts among song and portray throughout the 19th century, a serious interval of gestation whilst instrumental tune was once pointed out because the paradigmatic expressive artwork and theoretically aligned with portray within the formula ut pictura musica (as with track, so with painting). lower than music's impact, portray approached the brink of abstraction; at the same time many composers cultivated pictorial results of their track. person essays handle such subject matters as visualization in track, the literary vs. pictorial foundation of the symphonic poem, musical pictorialism in portray and lithography, and the impact of Wagner at the visible arts. In those and alternative routes, either composers and painters actively participated in interarts discourses in looking to redefine the very identification and goals in their artwork. additionally comprises 17 musical examples.
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