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Painting the cannon's roar : music, the visual arts, and the rise of an attentive public in the age of Haydn, c.1750 to c1810 / Thomas Tolley

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Tolley, Thomas  Search this
Haydn, Joseph 1732-1809 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 486 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
18th century
Introduction: painting and music at the crossroads. The middle ages and renaissance ; Newton's opticks ; Harmony for ear and eye ; The crossroads --Popularity, music and the visual arts. An international language ; Musical biography: Carpani exploding the cannon ; Vox populi ; Steps to Parnassus. 'How eye and ear are entranced': Haydn and Esterházy patronage ; Ataria & compagnie: dealers in prints and music ; Haydn and Goya -- Talking pictures and moving images: the discourse on the visual arts in eighteenth-century opera. Sacrificing Iphigenia: Algarotti, Tiepolo and Vanloo ; Gluck and the visual arts ; Painting the cannon's roar -- Musical icons and the cult of Haydn. A public image ; Updating the image ; The reluctant sitter ; Age and youth ; The cult of Haydn ; Physiognomy, phrenology and Frankenstein ; Hero -- Developing tastes: the culture of looking in England in the early 1790s. A visual education: Haydn as collector ; A popular collection ; Looking and listening in London ; 'Picture after picture': The creation and The seasons ; Creating waves ; 'Pictures for the ear' ; Motion and the dynamics of light ; Observing nature ; Moving pictures -- 'Last judgement'. Evolutionary ends ; Still courting popularity ; Beyond the crossroads - Appendix. Haydn's collection
Art and music--History  Search this
Performing arts--Audiences  Search this
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