Author Topic: Morton Feldman (1926-1987)  (Read 39147 times)

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Offline snyprrr

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Re: Morton Feldman (1926-1987)
« Reply #480 on: October 08, 2017, 08:50:17 AM »


great Feldman recording and also a good intro to the music of Christopher Fox

I personally think that is the best version of the CQ,... here, one can hear the violin(?) play along with the clarinet; in others, I only hear the clarinet... I think the sound here is scintillating, also a difference with comparisons...

Couldn't staaand the Christopher Fox piece...


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Re: Morton Feldman (1926-1987)
« Reply #481 on: October 08, 2017, 10:14:40 AM »
I've been listening to Why Patters from this today:

as opposed to this:

 Is this the beginning of his late period?

Not, IMO, the beginning of his last period. I'm not keen on that sort of music, too much like holy minimalism, Part.
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Re: Morton Feldman (1926-1987)
« Reply #482 on: October 08, 2017, 11:30:13 PM »
Not, IMO, the beginning of his last period. I'm not keen on that sort of music, too much like holy minimalism, Part.
How do you feel about the trio? It's a bit more fraught.

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Re: Morton Feldman (1926-1987)
« Reply #483 on: October 09, 2017, 09:03:02 PM »
How do you feel about the trio? It's a bit more fraught.

Yes it seems to have lots of interesting harmonies. I like the trio.
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Re: Morton Feldman (1926-1987)
« Reply #484 on: October 13, 2017, 03:42:12 AM »
I think I like Coptic Light more than the other Orchestral works. I have "The New World Symphony." Is there another good one? Coptic light sounds like clouds and water.

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Re: Morton Feldman (1926-1987)
« Reply #485 on: Today at 10:52:45 AM »
See if you can follow me on this, but artistic expression, and Feldman's music, has to do with the expression of one's being. That's the difference between the Earle Brown "Four Systems" and Feldman. He said he didn't need a system, because he had already found his muse, in the expression of his being. It may appear to be "just isolated notes" at first, but as you explore his music you begin to see this evidence of his 'being.' I think this is the key to all great art.


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