Morton Feldman: Rothko Chapel; Why Patterns? - California EAR Unit; David Abel (viola); Deborah Dietrich (soprano); Karen Rosenak (celeste); William Winant (percussion);...

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  1. Rothko Chapel for soprano, alto, chorus, celeste, viola & percussion
  2. Why Patterns?, for flute, percussion & piano
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This CD presents two of Morton Feldman's most fascinating compositions, and both are given fine performances. In its tableau structure and austere treatment of melody, harmony, and color, Rothko Chapel is a musical analog of the paintings of Mark Rothko, displayed in the Houston chapel where this piece was premiered. Feldman's sonorities are soft ...

Morton Feldman: Rothko Chapel; Why Patterns? 1992, New Albion

UPC: 022551003927