Pork Pie Hat" from Mingus' 1959 Ah Um and feel the humid, saltish breeze of late autumn in New York's Bowery, circa.1959, as if living it inside Allen Baron's 1961 film, A Blast of Silence.
On that note, even Wittgenstein's question in his Remarks on Color, "Could the letter A be red?" seems somewhat less fanciful.
*Baudelaire has this idea of "universal analogies" to imply, among other things, an absolute parity (even sensory interchangeability) between the arts.**Romantic composers experimented with the idea of music communicating non-musical images. The so-called programmatic music was often based on a poem or story. Berlioz, Liszt and Mussorgsky (amongst others) have important programmatic compositions. As the Symbolist painters pursued pictorial representations of narcotics, Wagner was giving shape to his idea of total art and Scriabin experimented with "colored" music (he may have inspired Schönberg to push into atonality).