Ixion [Marmalade]

Author(s): SNIJDERS, John
ISBN13/Barcode: 9780993337352
Between 1950 and 1968 the American composer Morton Feldman completed a number of works that experimented with using a radically new musical notational system of drawn extended grids, filled with numbers instead of pitches.

These pieces were influenced by Feldman’s involvement with the New York school of the Abstract Expressionist painters, especially the work of Jackson Pollock, Philip Guston and Mark Rothko.

Ixion explores the artistic ideas underpinning Abstract Expressionism and Feldman's graphic scores, focusing mainly on the work 'Ixion', a composition made for Merce Cunningham’s 1958 dance piece Summerspace, with set and costumes design by Robert Rauschenberg.

John Snijders is associate Professor of Music Performance at Durham University, pianist and leader of the Ives Ensemble, Netherlands.

Limited edition Artist' Book of 250 copies. Series editor: Gordon Shrigley.

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A textual analysis of the linear language of the early graphic scores of Morton Feldman and their relationship to Abstract Expressionist space.

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ISBN13/Barcode 9780993337352
ISBN10 099333735X
Author SNIJDERS, John
Binding Paperback
Date Published 1 Apr 2022
Frequency No
Report Date 2022/04/01
Pages 96
Publisher Marmalade Publishers of Visual Theory

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