Images, 1974-1979.


Williams, Jan, 1939-. Images, 1974-1979.

Images, 1974-1979.

The collection of Morton Feldman Images by Jan Williams contains 56 slides taken during concert tours made by Feldman and Williams in 1974, 1977, and 1979. The tours were part of the activities of the Creative Associates and the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Buffalo, The State University of New York. Locations of the images include Paris, London, Edinburgh, Lisbon, Barcelona, Perugia, Karlsrühe, Dartington and Harrogate, England, Hilversum, Shiraz and Persepolis, Iran, Padua, and Venice. Other musicians in the images include Lejaren Hiller, Eberhard Blum, Martha Herr Hanneman, Nils Vigeland, Dennis Kahle, David Gibson, Julius Eastman, Ralph Jones, Peter Gena, Jan Williams, Benjamin Hudson, Bunita Marcus, and Renée Levine, director of the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts.

1 box (56 col. 35 mm. slides and 56 col. prints)

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Williams, Jan, 1939- (person)

Jan Williams was born in Utica, New York in 1939. He earned his B.M. and M.M. degrees as a percussionist at the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Paul Price. Williams came to Buffalo as a Creative Associate at the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in 1964. He became a member of the University at Buffalo Music Faculty in 1967 and Co-Director of the Center in 1974. Williams has been a mainstay of the international contemporary music scene, as percussionist, conductor, admini...

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...