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17 edition of John Cage"s theatre pieces found in the catalog.

John Cage"s theatre pieces

notations and performances

by William Fetterman

  • 170 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Harwood Academic Publishers in Amsterdam, Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cage, John -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Composition (Music).

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical reference (p. [256]-271) and indexes.

    Statementby William Fetterman.
    SeriesContemporary music studies ;, v. 11
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.C24 F47 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL139747M
    ISBN 103718656426, 3718656434
    LC Control Number99526558
    OCLC/WorldCa36006495

    By contrast, the larger-scaled Series re Morris Graves covers less abstract territory. Feeling a surge of confidence in his own writing, he gave Cage a group of poems to set to music. Judith met Cage again in the middle of May at a downtown art show. Now, in conjunction with The John Cage Trust, a series of archival recordings will be issued. The performers combine the squares and corresponding points and lines so that the musical structure follows a linear or non-linear path depending on the arrangement of the squares.

    Tellingly, the quality of these recordings is by and large what you would expect from lecture tapes, captured haphazardly on cassette. If the answer was to use or vary an existing method, chance also determined exactly which method. Richards and Charles Olson read different poems from ladders, while Rauschenberg played Edith Piaf records, Merce Cunningham danced amidst the audience chased by a barking dogcoffee was served by four boys dressed in white, and David Tudor played improvised notes on a prepared piano, fitted with pieces of felt and wood between the strings. After the best-selling success of The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck went to Mexico to collect marine life with the freelance biologist Edward F.

    It is a piece that is impossible to characterize in any brief description—a piece which juxtaposes the old and the new, determinacy and indeterminacy, the subtly-crafted melodies of Wonderful widow of eighteen springs and the galumphing cheers John Cages theatre pieces book the "Best Form" songs. If you're new to Cage's text pieces, hear these first. The word layout on each page appears to have more than a little bearing upon Cage's pacing. Given that he believed all sound including speech to be potential material for music, and that his writings "[employ] means of composing analogous to my composing means in the field of music" as he noted in the foreword to his landmark book Silencethe distinction between his writing and his music is often difficult to maintain.


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John Cage"s theatre pieces by William Fetterman Download PDF Ebook

In John Cages theatre pieces book following years, Cage turned to Zen Buddhism and other Eastern philosophies and concluded that all the activities that make up music must be seen as part of a single natural process.

Gracious, unassuming, the two men lived in a large white room, bare except for matting, a marble slab on the floor for a table, and long strips of foam rubber on the walls for seating.

This list is of known, completed works only; incomplete works are not listed. These emotions are divided into two groups: the white humor, wonder, erotic, and heroic and the black anger, fear, disgust and sorrow. This is often based on identical chance routines. By contrast, the larger-scaled Series re Morris Graves covers less abstract territory.

Early in JulyCage performed his Sonatas and Interludes in a large tent. The Johns pieces fare better sonically, although What You Say is the only professional recording, stemming from a German Radio studio tape.

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His disarming manner, soft-spoken clarity and slightly reedy intonation pull you in and maintain your attention. Producer: Brian Brandt.

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Charlip had printed programs on tiny pieces of toilet paper and placed these programs on a table next to the entrance. These emotions are divided into two groups: the white humor, wonder, erotic, and heroic and the black anger, fear, disgust and sorrow.

It is a piece that is impossible to characterize in any brief description—a piece which juxtaposes the old and the new, determinacy and indeterminacy, the subtly-crafted melodies of Wonderful widow of eighteen springs and the galumphing cheers of the "Best Form" songs.

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Steinbeck himself wrote the scripts for the film versions of his stories The Pearl and The Red Pony If the answer was to use or vary an existing method, chance also determined exactly which method. Then buy this release. Richards read their poetry, student Robert Rauschenberg display his John Cages theatre pieces book and play records, and Merce Cunningham dance.

Cage mentions these "instruments" John Cages theatre pieces book his Series re Morris Graves, and a photo of one graces the cover. Tellingly, the quality of these recordings is by and large what you would expect from lecture tapes, captured haphazardly on cassette.

Cage's revolutionary re-definition of music was received quite poorly at this first performance, with the sounds of nature overshadowed by the audience's outrage at the performer's silence. Contemporary music was simply sound without any hierarchy.

Who would dare? This is a live recording, where Cage John Cages theatre pieces book warns his audience that his reading might take well over an hour. He used a number of devices to ensure randomness and thus eliminate any element of personal taste on the part of the performer: unspecified instruments and numbers of performers, freedom of duration of sounds and entire pieces, inexact notation, and sequences of events determined by random means such as by consultation with the Chinese Yijing I Ching.

Some of the pieces I have listed as unpublished may very well be published by now, since C. After the best-selling success of The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck went to Mexico to collect marine life with the freelance biologist Edward F.

These are pieces that Cage wrote as poems; it is Mode's conceit that his public reading of them constitutes a form of musical performance in the liner notes, Richard Kostelanetz refers to them as "contemporary lied".John Cage was a "renaissance man": composer, musician, visual artist and a writer/poet.

Unfortunately, until now, Cage's special text pieces have not been available on CD. Now, in conjunction with The John Cage Trust, a series of archival recordings will be issued. Declared the first Happening and later named Theater Piece No.

1, an unnamed performance took place in August at Black Mountain College that would become one of the most famous events in the college’s galisend.com ICA has invited five Boston-based artists to reimagine Theater Piece No.

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