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Music in art

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Publisher:
J. Paul Getty Museum,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
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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 Art978-0-89236-947-8$24.95 (03), paperbackThe History of the Church in Art978-0-89236-936-2$24.95 (03), paperbackFood and Feasting in Art978-0-89236-914-0$24.95 (03), paperbackAstrology, Magic, and Alchemy in Art978-0-89236-907-2$24.95 (03), paperbackGardens in Art978-0-89236-885-3$24.95 (03), paperbackArtists' Techniques and Materials978-0-89236-860-0$24.95 (03), paperbackIcons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church978-0-89236-845-7$24.95 (03), paperbackAngels and Demons in Art978-0-89236-830-3$24.95 (03), paperbackSymbols and Allegories in Art978-0-89236-818-1$24.95 (03), paperbackOld Testament Figures in Art978-0-89236-745-0$24.95 (03), paperbackNature and Its Symbols978-0-89236-772-6$24.95 (03), paperbackGospel Figures in Art978-0-89236-727-6$24.95 (03), paperbackSaints in Art978-0-89236-717-7$24.95 (03), paperbackGods and Heroes in Art978-0-89236-702-3$24.95 (03), paperback
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