M o r ton Feldman: Triadic Memories.
Morton Feldman’s hugely demanding solo piano piece, which premiered in London in 1981, gets a finely detailed and highly captivating performance.
Of Triadic Memories, Feldman wrote, “Chords are heard without any discernible pat-tern.. that Feldman's music is so intuitive and self-aware that it evades analysis (which for the most part is. (from the essay Crippled Symmetry by Morton Feldman.
One of Morton Feldman's most expansive creations, Triadic Memories is perhaps more famous for its extraordinary length than for its fascinating content or its sublime psychological impact. An intimate study of pitch and sonority that unfolds gradually and kaleidoscopically over a long duration, the piece is continually regenerative, and its spare material yields an astonishing variety of.
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Triadic memories, like all late Feldman, is a series of repeated patterns, musical images that are extended in time by repetition. In some pieces these repetitions are of larger chunks of music, with a system, set of systems, or even pages of music reappearing, often with permutations.
The Morton Feldman Piano box set is the most extensive survey of Feldman’s piano music to date, and has been received with extremely high critical acclaim. Released exactly 20 years after John Tilbury’s long unavailable 4-CD set, the new box includes several pieces which weren’t included there, and has three works which have never been released on disc before.
Morton Feldman Marilyn Nonken plays Triadic Memories Mode 136 'Ms. Nonken is a Steinway artist', the sleeve notes rather sternly trumpet, but rarely has the sound of a piano been so appropriate for the music of Morton Feldman. Triadic Memories (1981) has had mixed fortunes on CD.