July 13, 2024


I Fall For Art

MUSIC IN ART: Exploring the Visual and Sonic Tapestry

MUSIC IN ART: Exploring the Visual and Sonic Tapestry

A Multidisciplinary Journey Through Sound and Vision

Welcome to “Music in Art,” a prestigious, multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that embarks on an enthralling voyage through the intricate interplay of visual and auditory realms, spanning the tapestry of human history from antiquity to the present. Our mission is to serve as a dynamic bridge, facilitating vibrant communication between scholars from diverse domains such as art history, dance, theater, musicology, and ethnomusicology. We converge on a shared fascination: the exploration of visual representations of music.

Legacy and Evolution

“Music in Art” proudly stands as the evolutionary heir to the “RIdIM/RCMI Newsletter,” a publication that graced the academic sphere from volume I (1975) to XXII (1997). Since our inception in 1998, we’ve diligently steered the ship of knowledge, publishing 390 articles authored by visionaries hailing from 43 countries worldwide.

Global Perspective

At “Music in Art,” we are fervently committed to presenting a global perspective on music iconography. Our journal acts as a vibrant tapestry, weaving together the rich and diverse scholarship dedicated to the visual representation of music across cultures and traditions.

Bridging Scholarly Frontiers

We serve as a vital nexus, inviting scholars from varied disciplinary backgrounds and scholarly directions to converge within our pages. Together, we explore the multifaceted facets of music as it finds expression in visual art forms across the globe.

Global Presence

Our reach extends far and wide, with contributions hailing from countries such as Italy, the USA, England, Spain, Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Australia, China, New Zealand, Canada, Catalonia, Hong Kong, Portugal, Poland, Belgium, Greece, Japan, Slovenia, Wales, Mexico, Romania, Scotland, Bulgaria, Croatia, Israel, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Sweden, Taiwan, Uruguay, Azerbaijan, Chile, Czech Republic, Georgia, Guatemala, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, and Singapore.


Both print and online editions of “Music in Art” are distributed globally, reaching scholars and enthusiasts alike. Several articles from our journal have been translated and published in multiple languages, extending our impact further.

Archival Excellence

“Music in Art” ensures longevity by maintaining archival copies on platforms like JSTOR and EBSCOhost. These platforms guarantee the preservation of our electronic records, safeguarding our scholarly legacy.


We proudly hold the classification of a Class A journal by the Italian Agenzia nazionale di valutazione del sistema universitario e della ricerca (ANVUR), in the disciplines covered by Area 10, Settore C1 (theater, music, film, television, and audiovisual media).


“Music in Art” stands as a beacon of exploration and collaboration, uniting scholars from diverse backgrounds in their pursuit of unraveling the intricate relationship between music and visual art. As we continue this captivating journey, we invite you to join us in the exploration of this fascinating intersection.

Published Annually at the End of Each Calendar Year

Abstracted in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature; ProQuest Music Periodicals Database; Bibliographie des Musikschrifttums (BMS); and cited in Scopus/Elsevier, EBSCO Music Index and European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIHplus).