Dante’s inferno
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Moon, Apollo 11, 1969

Commander: Neil Alden Armstrong
Command Module Pilot: Michael Collins
Lunar Module Pilot: Edwin “Buzz” E. Aldrin, Jr.
Derek Jarman's garden in the shadow of Dungeness nuclear power station

„Thine age asks ease, and since thy duties be
To warm the world, that’s done in warming us.
Shine here to us, and thou art everywhere ;
This bed thy center is, these walls thy sphere.”
Le variophone d’Evgeny Sholpo, 1934
Luigi Russolo Milano, 11 March 1913.
Theremin’s Carnegie Hall ensemble

Partch’s graph of comparative consonance, the “One-Footed Bride,” shows the relative consonance of each of the intervals in his 43-toneper-octave just scale based on G. Four kinds of intervals are depicted: intervals of power, suspense, emotion, and approach.
Harry Partch’s Instruments
Harry Partch and his marimba eroica

Mills College, 1952.
Photo: Carl Mydans

Old Negro (former slave) with horn with which slaves were called.
Near Marshall, Texas.
Russell Lee photographer, 1939.

Richard Wagner

The 1876 premiere cast of the Ring included Lilli Lehmann (centre) as Woglinde.
Fritz Lang: Die Nibelungen: Siegfried, 1924
Fritz Lang: Die Nibelungen: Siegfried, 1924
Fritz Lang and Thea von Harbou, 1923
Fritz Lang: Metropolis, 1927

Pyramid of Cestius by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (18th century)

Frances Densmore with Mountain Chief,
during a 1916 phonograph recording session