Give My Regards to Eighth Street: Collected Writings of Morton Feldman

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Exact Change, 2000 - Literary Collections - 222 pages
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Afterword by Frank O'Hara Morton Feldman (1926-1987) is among the most influential American composers of the 20th Century. While his music is known for its exteme quiet and delicate beauty, Feldman himself was famously large and loud. His writings are both funny and illuminating, not only about his own music but about the entire New York School of painters, poets and composers that coalesced in the 1950s, including his friends Jackson Pollack, Philip Guston, Mark Rothko, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank O Hara, and John Cage.

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User Review  - Evan Cordes - Goodreads

Morton Feldman's initials are MF and that's no coincidence. You definitely get a taste of Feldman as a person from this book. I'm excited to read the book of interviews with him to hear him speak ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tosh - Goodreads

Fascinating snapshot of a composer among the great painters of New York. A man who loved John Cage and his work - a great collection of his writings on his music and the scene at the time. Read full review

Contents

Sound Noise Varese Boulez 1958
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Liner Notes 1962
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Structures for Orchestra 1962
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Copyright

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Friedman is an art historian and writer who associated with the artists of the New York School.

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