Title
The rothko chapel
Composer
Morton Feldman 1926-1987
Conductor
Rupert Huber
Performer
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart
Publisher
Hänssler, 2002
1 cd
Recording date
1999, 2000
EAN
0040888302322
CDR
DBX6687
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Morton Feldman

Morton Feldman (January 12, 1926 – September 3, 1987) was an American composer.

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 Brown. Feldman's works are characterized by notational innovations that he developed to create his characteristic sound: rhythms that seem to be free and floating; pitch shadings that seem softly unfocused; a generally quiet and slowly evolving music; recurring asymmetric patterns. His later works, after 1977, also explore extremes of duration.

Biography

Feldman was born in Woodside, Queens, into a family of Russian-Jewish immigrants. His parents, Irving Feldman (1893–1985) and Frances Breskin Feldman (1897–1984), immigrated to New York from Pereiaslav (father, 1910) and Bobruysk (mother, 1901). His fath…Read more on Wikipedia

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