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Morton Feldman Resources: Rights

A guide to general and archival resources in the Music Library regarding composer, Morton Feldman, with links to significant external resources.
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2024 4:21 PM


The University at Buffalo Music Library does not control any of the copyright or permissions associated with Morton Feldman's musical or prose works. The information below is subject to change but may serve as a starting point for researchers seeking rights to perform or cite any of Feldman's works.

Musical Works

Morton Feldman's compositions were published by two firms: Edition Peters and Universal Edition. In order to secure the rights for a musical work you must first determine which company published the work. Each company maintains their own catalog of Feldman works that they publish:

The rights for Feldman's unpublished musical works are being administered by the Sacher Stiftung. The current contact is Ute Vollmar at

Prose Works

The rights for use of Morton Feldman's prose works are controlled by his estate.