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In Schnittke, ut pictura musica 17 musical elements may quote diverse musical sources (Antonio Vivaldi and Niccolò Paganini are two examples), but the parts are woven together to produce a homogeneous whole. I return to this point when we consider these categories in relation to the paradigms of modernity and postmodernity. ’’37 In 1961, Morris produced Box with the Sounds of Its Own Making, a cube-shaped box containing a tape recorder. It plays a tape loop of over three hours’ duration of sounds recorded during the construction of the box, including the artist leaving the studio.
55 And for Pater, as for Greenberg, it is the example of music that most completely realizes this ambition: ‘‘Therefore, although each art has its incommunicable element . . ’’56 Greenberg can be seen to take up this challenge, and in his summary of historical developments that have taken part and that have led to abstraction, he provides a link between the new and the old, so that the avant-garde is seen as a continuation of art history, not a rejection of past achievements but a logical extension of them.
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