Re: Quick guide to postmodernism (was: Re: Gibson (was: Re: Computer chicken))


Subject: Re: Quick guide to postmodernism (was: Re: Gibson (was: Re: Computer chicken))
From: Dennis Bathory-Kitsz (bathory@maltedmedia.com)
Date: Mon Oct 03 2005 - 14:54:40 EDT


At 11:57 AM 10/3/05 -0700, njcross@sbcglobal.net wrote:
>I think Feldman has been influential in the UK; Many composers have bought a
>used car from Feldman and still drive them to this day; granted, not as
>influential as the 'Birtwistle off-road-one-wheel-drive' but, very
economical
>and superb mileage. Feldman also peddled a line in exquisite rugs and his
>after sales service was excellent.

I have to offer deep apologies for a misstatement. Ouch. I meant to write
Milton Babbitt, not Morton Feldman. What was I thinking? (And what could it
have meant?) Babbitt's the ultimate used car salesman of new nonpop -- a
lovely & funny guy, but ya gotta watch out of that warranty.

Dennis



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