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Symphonie Diagonale - Vikking Eggeling
by Clifford Galiher `

Eggeling conceived of this work as a scroll painting, converting it to film Erna Niemeyer's help. Eggeling desired that his film be played WITHOUT musical accompaniment; how does this film serve as a visual equivalent to music (esp. a symphony)?

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Symphonie Diagonale - opening by Vikking Eggeling, (1924) Eggeling conceived of this work as a scroll painting, converting it to film Erna Niemeyer's help. Eggeling desired that his film be played WITHOUT musical accompaniment; how does this film serve as a visual equivalent to music (esp. a symphony)?