An interesting article from 13.7 cosmos & culture. On how we see music.
"Music is not sound art, even though musical ideas find natural expression in melody and harmony, timbre and rhythm. Music may be carried in sound, but only in the way that our applause at a concert is carried in sound. Applause is clapping; it is stomping and shouting. These are noisy, but they are not noise. They are not sound as a physicist might think of sound. Music is to sound as gesture is to mere movement. Physics is only part of the story.
Full article here.
And speaking of sound and vision, check out the Beck video at: http://drycreekbed.com/blog/videos-digital-artifacts