Morton Feldman says

selected interviews and lectures 1964-1987 by Morton Feldman

Publisher: Hyphen Press in London

Written in English
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  • Feldman, Morton, -- 1926-1987 -- Interviews,
  • Feldman, Morton, -- 1926-1987 -- Friends and associates,
  • Composers -- United States -- Interviews
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-285) and index

    Statementedited by Chris Villars
    GenreInterviews
    SeriesHyphen new series
    ContributionsVillars, Chris
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17198190M
    ISBN 100907259316

Morton Feldman Biography by "Blue" Gene Tyranny + Follow Artist. American composer of quietly textured music, sometimes of extreme length, with notable works including Viola in My Life and Rothko Chapel. Read Full Biography. Overview ↓ Biography. Morton Feldman says: selected interviews and lectures by Morton Feldman (Book) Piano, violin, viola, cello: by Morton Feldman ().   American composer Morton Feldman would have turned 90 today. His birthday is an opportunity to reflect on his legacy: not just his singularly mysterious music, but the curiosity and nonconformist wisdom he shared in his lectures. I was reminded of Feldman recently while reading How to Write About Contemporary Art.   Composer Morton Feldman was a voluble man, but he didn’t write much down. He taught and gave lectures, but his collected writings fit in this book, Give My Regards to Eight Street (, Amazon UK).At just over pages, it contains articles about art and music, and liner notes and program notes for some of his works.

  While it might not come as a complete surprise that Morton Feldman composed some music for cinema, it may well shock fans of his work to realize how far he was willing to adapt to the needs of the film. This disc, beautifully performed by the Ensemble Recherche, contains seven soundtracks dating from to The two written as accompaniment for 8/ Morton Feldman Interviewed by Charles Shere, July, This wide ranging literate, and always fascinating conversation between composer Morton Feldman and. Morton Feldman Piano is the culmination of a 25 year exploration by Thomas into Feldman's work and was recorded over the last 12 months at the University of Huddersfield, where Thomas teaches. In he collaborated on another Feldman release with John Tilbury, Two Pianos, also released by Another Timbre. Quoted in in "AMERICAN SUBLIME: Morton Feldman's mysterious musical landscapes", by Alex Ross. in The New Yorker (19 June ) My teacher Stefan Wolpe was a Marxist and he felt my music was too esoteric at the time. And he had his studio on a proletarian street, on Fourteenth Street and Sixth Avenue.

Morton Feldman Feldman Edition, Volume 5 - 'Voices & Instruments' Journey to the End of the Night. Intervals, Between Categories. Three Clarinets, Cello and Piano. Four Songs to e. e. cummings. Four Instruments. The O'Hara Songs. Claron McFadden sop, Charles van Tassel bass-bar, The Barton Workshop, James Fulkerson tbn (71 minutes: DDD) Morton. Feldman: The Viola in My Life T he music on this recording illustrates the essential integrity of the work of Morton Feldman (–) and one of its fundamental strengths—its continuously unfolding unanimity of purpose. There are few composers of his generation whose first and last published work (in Feldman’s case Journey to the End of Night . Morton Feldman: FELDMAN EDITION by Volume: Vol. 1: Aki Plays Feldman – Aki Takahashi, piano. Vol. 2: First Recordings – Turfan Ensemble Philipp Vandré and Thaddeus Watson. Vol. 3: Complete works for Violin & Piano – Sabat/Clarke Duo (mode 82/83, 2-CDs) Vol. 4. This is For Philip Guston, composed in by Morton Feldman and it is receiving its British premiere, as part of the Planet Tree Music Festival, this Friday evening at The Conway Hall in London. Feldman was a large scale American, with lank, oily hair and myopic eyes that squinted through black-framed, pebble glasses.

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Morton Feldman Says contains the first English translation of Sebastian Claren's biographical notes as well as conversations with Gavin Bryars, Kevin Volans, and Walter Zimmermann, as well as transcriptions of two of Feldman's lectures, held in Toronto () and Johannesburg ()/5(3).

Morton Feldman says features 21 interviews and notes on conversations spanning 23 years of Feldman’s life, including conversations with Gavin Bryars, Kevin Volans, and Walter Zimmermann, as well as transcriptions of four of Feldman’s lectures, held in Toronto (), Johannesburg (), and Darmstadt ().

Morton Feldman Says: Selected Interviews and Lectures (New Series) May 1, Genre/Form: Interviews: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Feldman, Morton, Morton Feldman says. London: Hyphen Press, (OCoLC) Morton Feldman Says. It is often thought that John Cage was the most significant composer to loose our Western ears from traditional modes of listening.

However, it was Morton Feldman who, through pieces lasting anywhere between one and a half minutes and one and a half hours, first revealed a delight in the momentary presence of a single sound.

Something strange starts to happen when you listen to American composer Morton Feldman's long, long – and I mean long – late chamber pieces.

I'm talking about the minute Piano and String. Morton Feldman Says contains the first English translation of Sebastian Claren's biographical notes as well as conversations with Gavin Bryars, Kevin Volans, and Walter Zimmermann, as well as transcriptions of two of Feldman's lectures, held in Toronto () and Johannesburg ().

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(37). Werke Morton Feldman says book Morton Feldman -- Für Morton Feldman. Zur Einführung in das Konzert des Radio-Sinfonie-Orchesters Frankfurt spricht Ernstalbrecht Stiebler -- Für Morton Feldman.

Werke von Morton Feldman und Stefan Wolpe -- Morton Feldman und die Folgen. Werke von Morton Feldman, Iannis Xenakis, Arvo Pärt, Daniel N. Seel, John Cage. Sprache. Morton Feldman Says is a welcome addition to the growing number of publications on this important composer.

Feldman's music has attracted increased attention in the last couple of years: some notable scholarship has been presented at conferences, and some of it published, and his works have been more often recorded and performed by: 3. Morton Feldman was a big, brusque Jewish guy from Woodside, Queens—the son of a manufacturer of children’s coats.

He worked in the family business until. This article presents a complete list of compositions by American composer Morton Feldman, organized by are about compositions in total. [clarification needed] Within each category, the works are arranged chronologically by year of that works for piano solo (or, for example, cello solo) are in the solo instrumental category.

Give My Regards to Eighth Street: Collected Writings of Morton Feldman (, anthology, ed. B.H. Friedman, afterword by Frank O'Hara) Morton Feldman Essays (, essays, ed.

Walter Zimmermann) Morton Feldman Says: Selected Interviews and Lectures (, lectures, ed. Chris Villars) Do you know something we don't?Born: Morton Feldman: Darmstadt Lecture Feldman’s String Quartet No. 2 was given its European premiere by the Kronos Quartet at the Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music on 25 July The morning after the performance, Feldman gave the following lecture.

The text was originally transcribed by Ken Muller and Hanfried Blume. Essays book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Essays book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Morton Feldman.

Rating details 8 ratings 0 reviews Get A Copy. Amazon;/5(8). Morton Feldman - For Philip Guston, S.E.M. Ensemble (Petr Kotik, flute(s). Joseph Kubera, piano/celesta. Chris Nappi, percussion) Released Morton Feldman Texts. Texts are listed here in the order they were added (newest first).

There is also a Structured Short also the Links page for further texts not directly hosted on this site. Karen Phillips - A Chronology: Compiled by Chris Villars.

Remarks from an interview by Steve Cellum, Remarks by Feldman from an interview with Steve Cellum on 24. Morton Feldman Says is a welcome addition to the growing number of publications on this important composer. Feldman’s music has attracted increased attention in the last couple of years: some notable scholarship has been presented at conferences, and some of it published, and his works have been more often recorded and performed by: 3.

The intrepid pianist Marc-André Hamelin has a reputation for embracing the toughest, strangest music. His new recording of For Bunita Marcus by Morton Feldman is a fine example. For nearly Morton Feldman is widely regarded as one of America's greatest composers. His music is famously idiosyncratic, but, in many cases, the way he presented it is also unusual because, in the s and s, he often composed in non-standard musical notations, including a groundbreaking variety on graph paper that facilitated deliberately imprecise specifications of Cited by: 1.

Morton Feldman. 9, likes 9 talking about this. Listen to the music for yourself and ers: K. Morton Feldman's avantgarde minimalism is not the avantgarde of Cage/Xenakis where 'anything is music' up to the point of meaninglessness, nor the minimalism of Glass/Reich where a motif is neurotically repeated ad nauseam.

No, here patterns also reoccur but as freshly transfigured new entities, bathed in a radiance of calmness and floating. Morton Feldman Says (book launch concert, London 24 March ) 2. Early Piano 5. Feldman and Ingrid Lindgren Play Feldman [live, archival] piano • Morton Feldman • Morton Feldman / Ingrid Lindgren.

Radio Happening: John Cage and Morton Feldman in Conversation [interview]. Morton Feldman Subscribe to Breaking News Alerts Three of today's most fascinating violinists have new albums, including Augustin Hadelich, who pairs off.

American Mavericks and Phyllis Wattis—the perfection of the match continues to amaze. This book represents the collaboration of many colleagues, but our debt to some is so great that we must mention them here. San Francisco Symphony Executive Director Brent Assink is a long-time advocate of new music, and this book is his Size: 7MB.

Morton Feldman was a unique and influential American composer. His experimentation with non-traditional notation, improvisation, and timbre led to a characteristic style that emphasized isolated and usually quiet points or moments of sound.

Rothko Chapel, First performed Aprilthe Rothko Chapel, Houston, Texas. Why Patterns?, First performed OctoberSan Francisco/5(39). Morton Feldman (Janu – September 3, ) was an American composer, born in New York City. A major figure in 20th century music, Feldman was a pioneer of indeterminate music, a development associated with the experimental New York School of composers also including John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Earle n's works are characterized by.

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Boris Charmatz Author: Richard Kostelanetz. Morton Feldman and Thomas Moore, “Morton Feldman In Conversation with Thomas Moore, 9 November ,” in Morton Feldman Says,–82, [25] Morton Feldman, “I Met Heine on the Rue Fürstenburg,” in Give My Regards, –, Author: Ryan Dohoney. Morton Feldman was a most charming curmudgeon (if I can call him that) and his thoughts on composing delicate music are boldly pronounced in this book - a collection of lectures and essays.

It's informal and skips between personal anecdotes, experience in composing, and general thoughts on music and painting/5. The Guardian - Back to home. It’s also a record of a deep friendship that began (as you can hear about 1hr 50mins in), as Cage says, Morton Feldman.Morton Feldman, (born Jan.

12,New York, N.Y., U.S.—died Sept. 3,Buffalo, N.Y.), American avant-garde composer associated with John Cage. Feldman studied composition with Wallingford Riegger and Stefan Wolpe. In the s, much more influenced by Abstract Expressionist painters than by other composers, he began using a method of graphic notation ."American Sublime" by Alex Ross The New Yorker, J Morton Feldman was a big, brusque Jewish guy from Woodside, Queens—the son of a manufacturer of children’s coats.

He worked in the family business until he was forty-four years.