Papers, 1950-1999.


Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987. Papers, 1950-1999.

Papers, 1950-1999.

The Papers chiefly comprise secondary sources, including printed writings by and about Feldman. The correspondence, almost all of it addressed to Feldman, is principally related to events in his career rather than personal matters. The collection of programs and clippings provides substantial documentation of Feldman's career and the critical response to his music.

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Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987 (person)

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...