Wednesday, 4/14/10

by musicclipoftheday

Originally, Morton Feldman was commissioned to compose the score for the film [Something Wild], but when the director heard the music, he promptly withdrew his commission, opting to enlist Aaron Copland instead. The reaction of the baffled director [Jack Garfein] was said to be, ‘My wife is being raped and you write celesta music?’


Morton Feldman, “Something Wild in the City: Mary Ann’s Theme,” 1960

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