Music in Art

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Music in Art by Ausoni, Alberto, 9780892369652
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  • ISBN: 9780892369652 | 0892369655
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/2009

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This abundantly illustrated, full-color volume provides an overview of the topic of music, musical instruments, and musical performance throughout the centuries, as depicted in Western works of art ranging from ancient sculpture to Renaissance paintings to modern art. It serves as a handy guide for anyone desiring a comprehensive, yet succinct, answer--a first source for the scholar, university student, or educated layperson. It features sections devoted to individual instruments and sections focused on more general concepts, such as musical symbols and allegories and the instruments used in religious contexts. A fascinating musical, historical, and art-historical narrative accompanies the full-color works by artists including Anthony van Dyck, Hieronymus Bosch, Gustav Klimt, Francisco Goya, Marc Chagall, Man Ray, and many more. The appendix contains lists of subjects and of artists and includes a glossary. Also in the series: Death and Resurrection in Art 978-0-89236-947-8 $24.95 (03), paperback The History of the Church in Art 978-0-89236-936-2 $24.95 (03), paperback Food and Feasting in Art 978-0-89236-914-0 $24.95 (03), paperback Astrology, Magic, and Alchemy in Art 978-0-89236-907-2 $24.95 (03), paperback Gardens in Art 978-0-89236-885-3 $24.95 (03), paperback Artists' Techniques and Materials 978-0-89236-860-0 $24.95 (03), paperback Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church 978-0-89236-845-7 $24.95 (03), paperback Angels and Demons in Art 978-0-89236-830-3 $24.95 (03), paperback Symbols and Allegories in Art 978-0-89236-818-1 $24.95 (03), paperback Old Testament Figures in Art 978-0-89236-745-0 $24.95 (03), paperback Nature and Its Symbols 978-0-89236-772-6 $24.95 (03), paperback Gospel Figures in Art 978-0-89236-727-6 $24.95 (03), paperback Saints in Art 978-0-89236-717-7 $24.95 (03), paperback Gods and Heroes in Art 978-0-89236-702-3 $24.95 (03), paperback
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