Morton Feldman  

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Morton Feldman (January 12, 1926September 3, 1987) was an American composer, born in New York City.

A key figure in modern music, Feldman's compositions went through several phases. He was a pioneer of aleatoric music and indeterminate music, and in requiring improvisation. His compositions are characterized by their quietness, slowness, and often by their extreme length, especially in his later music.



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