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The Figure 5 in Gold, Charles Demuth, 1928
Music Notation and Play Eye magazine published a fascinating article in 1997, Sound, Code, Image , on how graphic scores can “liberate” music from the five-line grid of traditional music notation.
by Maria Popova What the color wheel has to do with Beethoven and supporting arts education. We’re endlessly fascinated by the cross-pollination of the senses, particularly in visualizing music .
Summary of Mapping elements of colour to sound Extensive Historical information related to visual music at RhythmicLight.com Fred Callopy of rhythmiclight in his website he gives an excellent historical account of colour and music in terms of the literature available on artists/composers/researchers who worked in this area. As well as summarising some of the colour to music scales, he also presents other attributes of image and music focused on, some I have included here from the site.
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Visual music , sometimes called " colour music ," refers to the use of musical structures in visual imagery, which can also include silent films or silent Lumia work.
Print screen of preset included in MilkDrop version 1.04d Music visualization , a feature found in electronic music visualizers and media player software , generates animated imagery based on a piece of music. The imagery is usually generated and rendered in real time and synchronized with the music as it is played.
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Animation World Magazine , Issue 2.1, April 1997 by William Moritz Elfriede Fischinger, Barbara Fischinger and Bill Moritz at a 1996 Lumograph performance at the Goethe Institute in Los Angeles.
Icaros; Magical hallucinogenic tapestry-songs of South-American Shamanism "Icaros are used only during ayahuasca sessions (it is a psychedelic with the same active compounds as "magic" mushrooms).
How someone with synesthesia might perceive certain letters and numbers.
COLOUR MUSIC IN AUSTRALIA: De-mystifying De Maistre. COLOUR MUSIC IN THE NEW AGE: De-mystifying De Clario.
Paul Klee ( German pronunciation: [ˈkleː] ; 18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was born in Münchenbuchsee , Switzerland, and is considered both a German and a Swiss [a] painter . His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism , cubism , and surrealism . He was also a student of orientalism . [ 1 ] Klee was a natural draftsman who experimented with and eventually mastered color theory , and wrote extensively about it; his lectures Writings on Form and Design Theory ( Schriften zur Form und Gestaltungslehre ), published in English as the Paul Klee Notebooks , are considered so important for modern art that they are compared to the importance that Leonardo da Vinci 's A Treatise on Painting had for the Renaissance . [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] He and his colleague, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky , both taught at the German Bauhaus school of art, design and architecture.
Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky / k æ n ˈ d ɪ n s k i / ( Russian : Васи́лий Васи́льевич Канди́нский , Vasiliy Vasil’yevich Kandinskiy , Russian pronunciation: [vaˈsʲilʲɪj kɐnˈdʲinskʲɪj] ; 16 December [ O.S. 4 December] 1866 – 13 December 1944) was an influential Russian painter and art theorist .
The idea that music is linked to visual art goes back to ancient Greece, when Plato first talked of tone and harmony in relation to art.