TITLE

Instruments of desire: Musical morphology in the early work of Picasso

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Simon
PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Winter92, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p443
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes a reading that will connect Picasso's use of musical subject matter, through key cubist images, with earlier Western artistic traditions. Importance for his post-Cubist work; Historical distinctions and symbolic function of the woodwind and string musical instruments; Historical context of the violin and guitar; Musical themes in art; Reasons for his selection of musical subjects.
ACCESSION #
9306115283

 

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