"Ana's work captures Mexican surrealism in depth and has wonderful textures, tambour and open chords, whereas Robert's involves more harmonic structures and is earthy and soulful at the same time," Diemecke says. "The strategy of quoting each other's lines helps to unify the symphony as a whole."
Though classical music has a long history of being inspired by visual art -- such as Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky's 19th century "Pictures at an Exhibition" -- "Dos Visiones" has a dose of 21st century technological dazzle.
Luke, Diemecke and Fishman enlisted Hollywood film engineer and cinematographer Vito Kobliha to create a digitized video based on the paintings the composers had chosen as their inspiration.
A blend between MTV and the "Back to the Future" ride at Universal Studios, this piece of photo-choreography transforms sections of paintings into one another and turns two-dimensional paintings into kaleidoscopic three-dimensional tunnels of streaming color, motion, images and light.