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date: 18 October 2019

Music and artlocked

  • Peter Vergo
  •  and Olivia Mattis

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At various points in history, philosophers and critics, artists and musicians have envisaged a profound relationship between the aural and the visual domains. This relationship has taken a variety of forms, ranging from rivalry to imitation to a complete synaesthetic union. ‘All art constantly aspires to the condition of music’, Walter Pater famously proclaimed in ...

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