La Monte Young - Quotes

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If listeners aren't carried away to Heaven, I'm failing.

If listeners aren't carried away to Heaven, I'm failing.

One of the aspects of form that I have been very interested in is stasis - the concept of form which is not so directional in time, not so much climactic form, but rather form which allows time, to stand still. ---->>>

I have my own definition of minimalism, which is that which is created with a minimum of means. ---->>>

Give people knowledge and they really eat it up and they appreciate it a lot and the more that knowledge is made available to people, the more they will utilize it and let it be a part of them. ---->>>

Let people have an education and you can't stop them. ---->>>

I had a calling to become what I became - I was created to do this. ---->>>

I think the fact that I created something and had an enormous influence is indisputable. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 10-14, 1935
Birthplace: Bern, Idaho, U.S.
Occupation: Composer

La Monte Thornton Young (born October 14, 1935) is an American avant-garde composer, musician, and artist generally recognized as the first minimalist composer. His works are cited as notable examples of post-war experimental and contemporary music, and were tied to New York's downtown music and Fluxus art scenes (wikipedia)