Bargemusic, With the Pianists Olga Vinokur and David Kalhous


The composer Morton Feldman wrote vast works of whisper-soft chords and eerie harmonies that unfold with glacial, regal slowness. Encouraged by John Cage, Feldman — who had a day job working in his family’s coat-manufacturing business until he was 44 — created music that used neither tonal nor serial techniques.