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  - Chloe Proctor - Goodreads

Feldman is an incredibly personable, often very funny, academic writer. It's rare to find an artist writing so elegantly and imaginatively about their own work. Even if the strange beauty of Feldman's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jerry - Goodreads

A great memoir/essay collection by one of the great creative innovators in postmodern classical music. He was closely associated with abstract expressionist painters and the New York poetry scene of ... Read full review


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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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