2a. Perception of color

Discussion 2


Vincent van Gogh (1853-90)

Cypress on a Starry Night (1890; Kroeller-Mueller Museum)

Claude Monet (1840-1926)

Rouen Cathedral. Portal, Morning Sun (harmonie bleu; 1893; Paris, Orsay)
*Garden of Giverny (1900; Paris, Orsay)
*Pond with Lilies (1899, Paris, Orsay)
Blue Lilies (1916-19; Paris, Orsay)
*Sketch of a Human Figure in the Open Air: Woman with an Umbrella turned left (1886; Paris, Orsay)
La Grenouillere (1869, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Henri-Edmond Cross (1856-1910)

Landscape (The Hermitage, St. Petersburg)
Landscape. Fragment

Paul Signac (1863-1935)

Pine Tree (1909; Pushkin Museum, Moscow)
*Sandy Beach (1890; Pushkin Museum, Moscow)
Sandy Beach. Fragment

2b. Perception of geometrical shapes


Paul Cezanne (1839-1906)

Bridge and Pond (1888-90; Pushkin Museum of Arts, Moscow)

Houses in Provence (1883)

Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935)

Lumberjack (1912-13; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam)
Desk and Room (1913; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam)

Fernand Leger (1881-1955)

Card-Game (1917; Kroeller-Mueller Museum)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

The Girls of Avignon (1907; The Museum of Modern Art, New York)
Girl with a Mandolin (Fanny Tellier; 1910; The Museum of Modern Art, New York)
My Darling (1911-12; The Museum of Modern Art, New York)

2c. Tone color (timbre)

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-81)

*Pictures at an Exhibition, Promenade 1

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28

Arnold Schönberg (1874-1951)

Tonfarben Melodie

2d. Harmony

Christmas Mass (11th c.)


Mass for the Nativity of the Virgin (13th c.)

Master Leoninus, Gradual

Josquin Desprez (15-16th c.), Mass "Pange Lingua"


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)

String Quartet (Mailänder Streichquartett) No. 4, E flat Major
*1. Andante non troppo

Arnold Schönberg (1874-1951)

Five pieces for Orchestra