The Slipped Disc daily comfort zone (259): Maximal minimal

The Slipped Disc daily comfort zone (259): Maximal minimal


norman lebrecht

December 13, 2020

Tension, release, retense



  • sebastian says:

    what an overrated artist.
    vanity, egocentrism, mediocrity is perfectly unified.

    • RW2013 says:

      Can you be a little more specific in justifying this grand statement, or are you just regurgitating something that you’ve read somewhere else?

  • John Borstlap says:

    It sounds like a first-year piano student trying to sight-read a Debussy prelude.

  • John Porter says:

    Cue all the Cage and Feldman haters…

    • John Borstlap says:

      Actually, Feldman is probably the best sonic artist, since his patterns are aesthetically so well-conceived and often very beautiful. But that does not work so well on the piano because of lack of colouristic variety.

      Feldman’s ‘Coptic Light’ is a masterpiece of sound art, because of the colours:

    • Dan says:

      Actually this video made me discover Cage’s “In a landscape” which I plan to play at a concert….