Visual Symphony. A Photographic Work in Four Movements. Photographs by Bruce Barnbaum. Alfred Van Der Marck Editions, New York, 1986. First Edition. Folio size. N.p., 91 duotone illustrations. Inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper.
Bruce Barnbaum sequenced this major work to flow like a musical score. The book is divided into four movements: First Movement--Allegretto The Landscape, Second Movement--Adagio, Ma Non Troppo The Cathedral, (including photographs of Ely, Canterbury, Winchester, Westminster Abbey, Wells, Chichester, and Lincoln Cathedrals, among others), Third Movement--Scherzo Urban Geometrics, and Fourth Movement--Adaggio--Andante--Allegro--Presto The Slit Canyons (including Antelope and Paria Canyon). An influential and powerful book.
Fine in Fine dustjacket.