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Music and Art in The Age of Surrealism: A Torrent of Dreams

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Watch this online Music video entitled A Torrent of Dreams. Learn about the music, composers and musical works during The Age of Surrealism.

Use online video to learn about Surrealism in Art and Music and associated styles such as automatism and illusionism, action painting and chance music. Examine the collaboration between film, ballet and writers such as Jean Cocteau, the advent of furniture music and pop art. Study examples of surrealistic methods in the paintings of Ernst, Magritte, and Dali, and music of Bartok, Cage, Milhaud, Ravel, and Stravinsky.

 

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Music and Art in The Age of Surrealism: A Torrent of Dreams. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Surrealism and Dreams. Discover the fantastical vision of a group of artists profoundly influenced by the published theories of Einstein and Freud and the devastation of World War 1.
  • Uncover the reasons why Surrealist artists combined elements from the everyday world with images from the subconscious, and experience excerpts from nonsensical compositions that playfully resonate with unrelated rhythms and sounds.
  • Trace the birth of post-World War 2 art movements to the many Surrealists who fled to New York City from war-torn Europe.
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