2. Rhythm / sequence / motion (tempo): music, literature, painting, architecture

Discussion 4


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)

*Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Serenade G Major No. 13 KV 525; Allegro

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

*Rites of Spring, Part I. Adoration of the Earth

François Couperin (1668-1733)

The Mysterious Barricades
Second Book of Harpsichord Pieces (Paris 1716-17), Sixth Suite


*Homer. The Iliad. Chicago, London: The University of Chicago Press, 1961.


Giotto di Bondone (1266-1337)

The Confirmation of the Rule (1297-99; Assisi, Chiesa Superiore di S. Francesco)

Botticelli (1445-1510 )

*Spring (Uffizi, Florence)

Grünewald (Matis Nithardt; 1470's-1528)

Resurrection (Isenheim altar, Second complex)

Tintoretto (1518-94)

Ascent to the Calvary (1566-7; Venice, Scuola di San Rocco)

El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos, 1540-1614)

Adoration of the Shepherds (1612-4; Madrid, Prado)

Edward Burne-Jones (1833-98)

*Saint George and the Dragon: Princess Sabra Drawing the Lot (1865-6, Hanover College, Indiana)
*The Wedding of Psyche (1895, Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels)
The Golden Stairs (1876-80; Tate Gallery, London)

*Parthenon (Athens)

Parthenon. East frieze (general plan)

Parthenon. East frieze (fragment)

Temple of Poseidon (Athens [?] Sounion)

*Reims Cathedral (13th century)

Milano Cathedral (14th century)

Vienna, St. Stephen's Cathedral

Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi. Interior