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Morton Feldman (born January 12, 1926, died September 3, 1987) was an American composer. He is best known for his instrumental pieces which are frequently written for unusual groups of instruments, feature isolated, carefully chosen, predominantly quiet sounds, and are often very long.

Feldman was born in New York City. He studied piano with Madame Maurina-Press, a pupil of Ferruccio Busoni, and later composition with Wallingford Riegger and Stefan Wolpe. He did not agree with many of the views of… read more

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    "In my music I am … involved with the decay of each sound, and try to make its attack sourceless. The attack of a sound is not its character. Actually, what we hear is the attack and not the sound. Decay, however, this departing landscape, this expresses where the sound exists in our hearing – leaving us rather than coming towards us."
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    Like bulls gone amok in bloody red trails of aimless fury, in their desperation to suggest anything at all, artificial prognoses of aesthetic understandings continue to keep painting their foreseeing ineptitudes with minimalistic strokes of web-spread nothingness. Why is it that the question which asks why baseless connotations are losing their promised self-disillusioning omnipotence in vague contextuality spiffed up as symbolism is still worth putting in an era of multilateral, firmly fastened progress lays beyond my reach of kindness to permit myself to spit blessings of toleration towards its dry springs. When the descriptive nature of things is obscured by velocity and weight, it is more than oftentimes that feeble-minded slowpokes will run far and away from the meat of things, and then call their cowardly mental fugue art, or worse, pass it on further in the sheep Olympics of mirroring as a viable product. It is music alright, but more than that is evolutionary stalling,
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    for, contrary to procrastination, it deliberately contributes to the death of any what’s left of the adherence towards the dynamism of truth. The notion of minimalism in music functions like that, it is merely a butchering of minima moralia’s frameworks, a shifting of its gestures of representation from functional recognization to mimesis dressed as an excuse for stylistic renewing - the very definition of inefficiency, of not doing anything by doing too much, kinda like this shout, oh.
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    Rothko Chapel goes beyond any kind of trascendental wannabe music I've ever heard. Really impressing, I love it.
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    come to brazil [5]
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    he's like my neighbour Totoro [2]
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    I don't want to listen to anything but Morton Feldman what's wrong with me help
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    still not minimalism

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