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Visible Deeds of Music

Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Simon Shaw-Miller

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October 12, 2004
308 pages, 6 x 9
45 illus. + 30 music examples
ISBN: 9780300107531

This provocative book explores the cross-fertilization between music and the visual arts in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Reassessing the work of a wide range of composers and artists including Richard Wagner, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, and John Cage, Simon Shaw-Miller demonstrates how the boundaries between art and music were permeable at this time, enabling each to enrich the other.
The Art of Music

Edited by Patrick Coleman; With essays by Simon Shaw-Miller

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