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2018 - CVM held its first Visual Music Symposium


Visual Music 1947-1986 from CVM archive


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Fischinger DVD Two Oskar Fischinger DVDs Jordan Belson films on two DVDs

Images at top, L to R: Oskar Fischinger, Richard Baily, Jordan Belson, Charles Dockum. Images copyright CVM, Baily image (c) Kevin Baily