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Feldman, Morton

Feldman, Morton: Neither (Hat [now] ART)
Label: Hat [now] ART    
Released in: Switzerland    

1990 recording of Morton Feldman's setting to a Samuel Beckett text. Performed by the Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Frankfurt, conducted by Zoltan Pesko with soprano Sarah Leonard.

"Neither has been identified by some as an opera (it was commissioned by the Rome Opera) but it makes use of none of the conventions of traditional opera. There is no story, no mise-en-scene. The intensity results from emotional/aesthetic tension, not plot manipulation or character confrontation. The music does not attempt to accompany or depict the text in the usual fashion; instead Feldman has created a kind of musical equivalent to the environment that Beckett's words suggest, invoking the same atmosphere and sharing a similar vision." Art Lange, from the liner notes.

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Product Information:

UPC: 752156010227

Label: Hat [now] ART
Catalog ID: 102
Squidco Product Code: 2699

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2011
Country: Switzerland
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recording at Sendesaal Hessischer Rundfunk in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on February 20th, 1990, by Hans Bernhard Batzing.


Morton Feldman-composer

Zoltan Pesko-conductor

Radio Sinfonie Orchester Frankfurt-orchestra

Sarah Leonard-soprano vocals

Samuel Beckett-words

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