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In the late ‘thirties I was employed as accompanist for the classes in modern dance at the Cornish School in Seattle, Washington. These classes were taught by Bonnie Bird, who had been a member of Martha Graham’s company. It was slightly changed for reprinting in John Cage, Empty Words: Writings ’73-’78 (Wesleyan University Press, 1979), and has been further revised for the present circumstance.
Biography by Michael Rodman. American composer John Cage, among history's most influential artistic innovators, strove to broaden the definition of music and introduced chance operations into the compositional process.
List of all John Cage albums including EPs and some singles - a discography of John Cage CDs and John Cage records. This full John Cage discography is alphabetical, however you can sort John Cage album list by any column. Note that this complete list of John Cage releases is based on official releases and does not always include promotional-only discs, although they are listed when we have data on them
John Cage Articles and Media. El Perro del Mar- whose self-titled album is released in the . next week- discusses jamming on ABBA's plate reverb, scouring the forests of Sweden for mushrooms, and whistling along to fellow countrymen PB&J. by: Sarah Assbring, El Perro del Mar. November 2 2006.
John Cage's spoken-word pieces are not to everyone's taste, and the two-and-a-half-hour works featured here illustrate why. "Empty Words" was originally a ten-hour deconstruction of excerpts from Thoreau's Walden into sentences, phrases and ultimately individual phonemes, a process here telescoped into 30 minutes, Cage's sonorous murmur offering sparse, guttural noises over the parallel performance of his "Music For Piano" played by Yvar Mikhashoff, featuring similarly sparse notation.
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