Do we have anything in music for example that really wipes everything out? That just cleans everything away?
Quoted from a 1982 lecture
Music can imply the infinite if enough things depart from the norm far enough. Strange "abnormal" events can lead to the feeling that anything can happen, and you have a music with no boundaries.Morton Feldman
The composer makes plans, music laughs.Morton Feldman
After all, Jews invented psychiatry to help other Jews become Gentiles.Morton Feldman
...The tragedy of music is that it begins with perfection.Morton Feldman
To understand what music has to be, you have to live for music. Who's ready to do that?Morton Feldman
For years I said if I could only find a comfortable chair I would rival Mozart.Morton Feldman