This scholarly, yet jargon-free, exploration of the relationship between music and the visual arts examines how that relationship was conceived at various times by practising artists and musicians, by critics and theorists of art
Peter Vergo is Professor of Art History and Theory at the University of Essex, a widely respected art historian and author of several books on art and music studies including the classic Art in Vienna 1898-1918, published by Phaidon.
Introduction * 1. The Cry of the Phoenix * 2. Spherical Music * 3. Gothic Architecture and Polyphony * 4. Divine Harmonies * 5. Mode and Mood * 6. Melodies for the Eye * 7. Epilogue: Colour-music * Notes * Bibliography * Index