Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987

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Dates:
Birth 1926-01-12
Death 1987-09-03
Americans

Biographical notes:

Composer Morton Feldman (1926-1987) was best known for his association with the New York School of experimentalist musicians, including composers John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Earle Brown, and pianist David Tudor. In addition to composing approximately 150 works, Feldman also wrote more than three dozen articles about various aspects of music and art. Feldman was a member of the music department faculty at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 1972-1987. During those years he served as Slee Professor of Music 1972-1973, Edgar Varèse Professor 1975-1987, and Director of the Center of the Cre ative and Performing Arts, 1976-1980. He was also responsible for creating the June in Buffalo festival of contemporary music in 1975.

From the description of Collection of Morton Feldman manuscripts, 1961-1969. (SUNY at Buffalo). WorldCat record id: 57832794

Composer born Jan. 12, 1926 in New York City and died Sept. 3, 1987. He was best known for his association with composers John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Earle Brown, who along with pianist David Tudor developed a style of experimental music and music-making known as the New York School. Feldman was a member of the music faculty at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 1972 to 1987. During those years he served as Slee Professor of Music 1972-1973, Edgar Varèse Professor 1975-1987, and Director of the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts, 1976-1980. He was also responsible for creating the June in Buffalo festival of contemporary music in 1975.

From the description of Papers, 1950-1999. (SUNY at Buffalo). WorldCat record id: 44648863

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Subjects:

  • Trios (Piano, flute, vibraphone)--Scores
  • Piano music (3 hands)--Scores
  • Septets (Pianos (3), trombone, chimes, violin, violoncello)--Scores
  • Piano music (Pianos (2), Arranged
  • Aleatory music
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Quartets (Piano, flute, violin, violoncello)--Scores
  • Instrumental ensembles--Parts
  • Songs (high voice) with instrumental ensemble--Scores
  • Septets (Pianos (3), trombone, chimes, violin, violoncello)--Parts
  • Trios (Piano, flute, percussion)--Scores
  • Trios (Piano, tuba, violin)--Scores
  • Quintets (Clarinet, violins (2), viola, violoncello)--Scores
  • Piano music (4 hands)
  • Violoncello music
  • Orchestral music--Parts
  • Quintets (Flute, oboe, trombone, percussion)--Scores
  • Piano music (pianos (2)--Scores
  • Octets (Pianos (2), chimes (2), violins (2), violoncellos (2))--Scores
  • Trios (Vibraphone, violin, violoncello)--Scores
  • Chamber orchestra music--Scores
  • Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble
  • Nonets (Pianos (2), flutes (3), trumpet, violoncellos (3))--Scores
  • Piano music
  • Horn and violoncello music--Scores
  • Piano music (Pianos (2))
  • Orchestral music--Scores
  • Instrumental ensembles--Scores
  • Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble
  • Sextets (Flutes (2), horn, trumpet, violin, violoncello)--Scores
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) unaccompanied
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble--Parts
  • Instrumental ensembles
  • Piano ensembles--Scores
  • Trios (Piano, flute, glockenspiel)--Scores
  • Quartets (Piano, chimes, violin, violoncello)--Scores
  • Violin and piano music--Scores
  • Piano ensembles
  • Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble--Scores
  • Composers
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble--Chorus scores without accompaniment
  • Violoncello and piano music--Scores
  • Quintets (Flute, oboe, percussion)--Scores
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble--Scores
  • Quintets (Piano, flute, trumpet, violin, violoncello)--Scores
  • Music--Scores and parts
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • String quartets--Scores
  • Quintets (Piano, horn, percussion, violin, violoncello)--Scores

Occupations:

  • Composers

Places:

  • New York (State)--Buffalo (as recorded)