This is For Philip Guston, composed in 1984 by Morton Feldman and it is receiving its British premiere, as part of the Planet Tree Music Festival, this Friday evening at The Conway Hall in London. Feldman was a large scale American, with lank, oily hair and myopic eyes that squinted through black-framed, pebble glasses. He could easily have been mistaken for a lorry driver or a motor mechanic.
Philip Guston was born Philip Goldstein, in Montreal, Canada, in 1913. He was the youngest of seven children born to a Jewish couple who had come to America after fleeing the pogroms in Russia. America seemed to offer shelter from persecution, yet the family found life difficult in their new country. Guston's father had been a saloon keeper, but he struggled to find work; in 1919 the family.
Buy Feldman: For Philip Guston by Feldman, Morton from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Morton Feldman: For Philip Guston - Morton Feldman, Petr Kotik, S.E.M. Ensemble on AllMusic - 1984.This article presents a complete list of compositions by American composer Morton Feldman, organized by instrumentation.There are about 184 compositions in total. (clarification needed) Within each category, the works are arranged chronologically by year of composition.Note that works for piano solo (or, for example, cello solo) are in the solo instrumental category, however, works for 2 or.
Morton Feldman is an unique voice in the field of music and this piece is one of his foremost. This is no easy listen and should not be heard with a cloud of prejudgements and predjudices. If you are willing to suspend what you might expect music to be and immerse yourself in Feldman's sound world then this work will reward you with a moving experience, just let yourself go, listen and see.Read More
Morton Feldman Texts. Texts are listed here in the order they were added (newest first). There is also a Structured Short Index.See also the Links page for further texts not directly hosted on this site. Karen Phillips - A Chronology: Compiled by Chris Villars. Remarks from an interview by Steve Cellum, 1984: Remarks by Feldman from an interview with Steve Cellum on 24 September 1984.Read More
A large, gregarious, earthy man, Morton Feldman often seemed the physical antithesis of his music. Born in New York, he studied the piano from the age of 12 with Madame Maurina-Press, a friend of.Read More
FOR PHILIP GUSTON MORTON FELDMAN. 1 For Philip Guston In a radio discussion Feldman once referred to what he discerned, in many cases, as the professional musician’s apparent fear of his instrument, a fear that creates, as he put it, a distance between performer and instrument. He talked of the need, in his own music, for a closeness of player to instrument, an at-oneness embodied in a.Read More
Philip Thomas has been playing Feldman’ s music for 25 years and is one of the foremost interpreters of his work with an extraordinary gentle touch. He and John Tilbury combined forces to produce the highly acclaimed Two Pianos double CD, which featured Feldman’ s music for multiple pianos. The Feldman Piano box set is the culmination of decades of study, and is accompanied by a 52-page.Read More
Price Euro 34.99: ATP022 Morton Feldman For Philip Guston John Tilbury Piano Carla Rees Flute Simon Allen Percussions: Appreciating For Philip Guston requires a totally different idea of the passing of time. It is a lengthy piece and calls for an approach to the listening experience which is quite diverse from that of a more conventional piece of music.Read More
A crowning achievement of Morton Feldman's late period, For Philip Guston presents the listener with an immersive sound world, fragile and luminous in its beauty. Scored for a trio of flute, percussion, piano and clocking in at 4 hours, this is music - both in length and substance - from another universe. Written as a memorial to the American painter (and Feldman's good friend) Philip Guston.Read More
Feldman, Morton, significant American composer and pedagogue; b. N.Y., Jan. 12, 1926; d. Buffalo, Sept. 3, 1987. At 12, he began piano lessons with Vera Maurina-Press. In 1942 he commenced composition lessons with Riegger, and in 1944 with Wolpe. In 1950 he was befriended by Cage, and soon moved in the circles of such musicians as Brown, Wolff, and Tudor, and such abstract expressionist.Read More
Movies I've Seen. This is a librarian's personality at work, cataloguing the movies and TV shows I've seen (since 2004). The Internet Movie DataBase remains the best source of movie information, and I favour Rotten Tomatoes for movie reviews. Reset. A The A-Team (2010) One of the most notoriously cheesy TV series of the 1980s brought to the big screen. Not quite as cheesy, but just as dumb.Read More