1/6/12

Music

We went to the library today and loaded up on literary goodness. I had several books laying open including one with the photograph below, by Alfred Stieglitz,  while I read out of another.

"Hearing melody is hearing, having heard, and being about to hear, all at once. Every melody declares to us the past can be there without being remembered, the future without being forknown." Victor Zuckerkandl  via Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks.
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“Music” by Alfred Stieglitz 1922
Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art

In fact Stieglitz has a whole Songs of the Sky series. "The works focus on abstract qualities of proportion, rhythm, and harmony, presenting pure form as music for the eye"

I heart this concept so much.  Just had to share. 

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