The Life You Give: Morton Feldman *1926

Morton Feldman, born on January 12 1926, in New York, N.Y., U.S.A., was an avant-garde composer. He studied composition with Wallingford Riegger and Stefan Wolpe. In the 1950s, much more influenced by Abstract Expressionist painters than by other composers, he began using a method of graphic notation that included such devices as indicating the length… Continue reading The Life You Give: Morton Feldman *1926

in this moment

...listening to the “Aeolian Harp” — a piece from 1923, by Henry Cowell (1897-1965). It is one of the first piano pieces composed for extended piano techniques, including plucking and sweeping of the actual piano strings. Black tea goes well with it. Henry Cowell, Piano Music / Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI-109), Cover by Carl Malouf