May, 2014

Managing Editor

Assistant Editor

Series Editors

Table of Contents 

Foreword | Michael Benedikt
Borromini and Benevoli: Architectural and Musical Designs in a Seventeenth-Century Roman Church  |  Julia Smyth-Pinney and David Smyth
Warps, Ribbons, Crumpled Surfaces, and Superimposed Shapes: Surfing the Contours of Miles Davis’s “Lost Quintet”  |  Michael E. Veal
Louis Sullivan, J.S. Dwight, and Wagnerian Aesthetics in the Chicago Auditorium Building  |  Stephen Thursby
Curious Mixtures  |  David P. Brown 
Space and Sound: Harmonies of Modernism and Music in Richard Neutra’s Clark House  |  Michael J. Ostwald
(De)Compositions: Intersections of Architecture and Music in the Abstract Films of Hans Richter and Viking Eggeling  |  Michael Chapman
Visualizing Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte Digitally  |  Hedy Law and Ira Greenberg
How Not To Be “Theatrical”: Emile-Jaques Dalcroze, Adolphe Appia, Le Corbusier  |  Joseph Clarke
Spatial Notation in Experimental Music: The Case of Stuart Marshall  |  Peter Tschirhart
Cage, Chance, and Architecture: Distancing the Formalizing Agent  |  Steve Harfield
Creative Uncertainty  |  Yiu-Bun Chan
Composing Space: The Terminology of Space between the Venetian School and New Music  |  Yvonne Graefe
Music, Landscape Architecture, and the Stuff of Landscapes  |  Brenda J. Brown
The London Flat and Manhattan Studio of Jimi Hendrix  |  Marie-Paule Macdonald
A Dodecahedral House of Blues: From Buckminster Fuller’s Jitterbug Transformation to an Elusive, Bilaterally Symmetrical Harmonic Architecture  |  David A. Becker
Rethinking Xenakis and the Role of Information in the Immediate Production of Architectural Affects  |  Andrew P. Lucia and Jenny E. Sabin
Along Parallel Lines: Architectural and Musical Notation  |  Jim Lutz
Architecture in Motion: A Model for Music Composition  |  Jorge Variego
Bebop Performances  |  Bennett Neiman


Music is more than sound—more, even, than interesting sound. Architecture is more than building—more, even, than interesting building. This was our conviction. And this was the quest: to explore what "more" was today by imagining that it was the same, or at least comparable, for the intuitively-related arts of music and architecture. 

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