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John Cage

composed in America

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cage, John -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Cage, John -- Ethics,
    • Cage, John -- Political and social views,
    • Music -- United States -- Philosophy and aesthetics

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Marjorie Perloff and Charles Junkerman.
      ContributionsPerloff, Marjorie., Junkerman, Charles., University of Chicago.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML410.C24 J55 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1425336M
      ISBN 100226660567, 0226660575
      LC Control Number93036325

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      Music of Changes is a piece for solo piano by John ed in for pianist and friend David Tudor, it is a ground-breaking piece of indeterminate process of composition involved applying decisions made using the I Ching, a Chinese classic text that is commonly used as a divination system. The I Ching was applied to large charts of sounds, . John Cage's Writings 67 ). Olson was educated at Wesleyan University, Yale and Harvard, where he taught from to From to he held the post of instructor and rector at Black Mountain College, North Carolina. Those were formative years for John Cage, who, on Black Mountain campus,Cited by: 3.

      There have never been lectures like these: delivered at Harvard in as the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures, they were more like performances, as the audience heard them. John Cage calls them 'mesostics,' a literary form generated by chance (in this case computerized I-Ching chance) operations. Using the computer as an oracle in conjunction with a large source text, . John Cage (American Composers) by David Nicholls and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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John Cage has 94 books on John Cage book with ratings. John Cage’s most popular book is Silence: Lectures and Writings. John Milton Cage Jr.

was an American composer, philosopher, poet, music theorist, artist, printmaker, and amateur mycologist and mushroom collector.

A pioneer of chance music, electronic music and non-standard use of musical instruments, Cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde/5. This is a marvelous, albeit brief, overview of the artistic career of a performance artist that never ceases to amaze: John Cage.

It confronts the reader with themes and questions that arise in the works of Cage, such as the autonomy of the composer, the liberation of sounds, the role of the audience and the dynamics of musical modernism.4/5. Cage's earlier books (Silence and A Year From Monday) had much more to recommend them than his later books.

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For Help with downloading a Wikipedia page as a PDF, see Help:Download as PDF. This is a Wikipedia book, a. This is a classic book of writings by John Cage, mostly about music and art. In Silence, he explains a lot of the techniques he used when composing, and discusses the value and meaning of music.

If you're familiar with Cage's ideas, you'll want to read these texts, some of which can be a bit off-putting by their form/5(41). of the old ones.” — John Cage book Cage.

Zen saved John Cage from himself. Suzuki, the great Japanese scholar who introduced Zen to the West, settled in New York in September Cage sought out Suzuki’s classes, and found release from the self-judgment and fear that shattered him in the s. Zen showed Cage his true nature: peaceful.

The John Cage Trust Library, which includes monographs, journals, artists’ books, magazines, derivative texts, and academic writings, contains almost precisely the same number of books: 1, to Cage’s 1, In it, Cage used 34 materials, as well as a single-track tape, 7 1/2", 3 minutes.

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About the Author John Cage, a leading figure of the American musical avant-garde and lecturer and writer extraordinary, dedicated himself to the search for new horizons in musical composition. His method of composition: an amalgam of chance operations, latitude in performace, the use of electronic sound and the inclusion of ambient noise.4/4(1).

This is a classic book of writings by John Cage, mostly about music and art. In Silence, he explains a lot of the techniques he used when composing, and discusses the value and meaning of music. If you're familiar with Cage's ideas, you'll want to read these texts, some of which can be a bit off-putting by their form/5(41).

Song Books (Solos for Voice 3–92) is a collection of short works by John Cage, composed and compiled by the composer in It contains pieces of four kinds: songs, songs with electronics, directions for a theatrical performance, and directions for a. John Cage, in full John Milton Cage, Jr., (born September 5,Los Angeles, California, U.S.—died AugNew York, New York), American avant-garde composer whose inventive compositions and unorthodox ideas profoundly influenced midth-century music.

The son of an inventor, Cage briefly attended Pomona College and then traveled in Europe for a time. The uniqueness of the book is in how Cage plays with structure in his essays and changes the way the narrative is presented to control how the reader perceives his ideas. The idea is similar to a performer controlling how an audience hears the music they are making/5.

John Cage, a remarkable avant-garde composer (perhaps best known for the work 4'33'' which is performed as total silence), collaborated with textile artist Lois Long in the s to create Mud Book: How to Make Pies and Cakes. Happily for us Princeton Architectural Press has brought back this delightful and charming little book/5.

Silence: Lectures and Writings is a book by American experimental composer John Cage (–), first published in by Wesleyan University Press. Silence is a collection of essays and lectures Cage wrote during the period from to Written in his characteristic “mesostics” (lines of prose poetry linked by a central vertical acrostic), Composition in Retrospect is a statement of methodology in which composer John Cage examines the central issues of his work: indeterminacy, imitation, variable structure and /5(3).

John Cage. Among the many books to which John Cage contributed, this book is unique for combining two of Cage’s abiding interests – his interest in the role of chance in the making of art and his interest in mushrooms, which began in the s.

Cage co-founded the New York Mycological Society in with Lois Long and two other friends. Complete Song Books by John Cage: John Cage Song Books: John Cage: Solo for Voice 58 (18 Microtonal Ragas) Sogna Suite: ELECTRIC SERAPHIM New soundscapes for voices and electric guitars: Century 2 La Musique de à Nos Jours: Century 2 La Musique de à Nos Jours: Des musiques pour le Présent/ Music of Today: theatre of voices.

4′33″, musical composition by John Cage created in and first performed on August 29 of that year. It quickly became one of the most controversial musical works of the 20th century because it consisted of silence or, more precisely, ambient sound—what Cage called “the absence of intended.

John Cage (): A Book of Music. For Robert Fizdale and Arthur Gold ().Looking for books by John Cage? See all books authored by John Cage, including Silence: Lectures and Writings, and Mud Book: How to Make Pies and Cakes, and more on In and John Cage delivered the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard University, and the accompanying book (Harvard University Press) describes Cage in this way: “Without doubt the most in influential American composer of the last half century, John Cage has had an enormous impact not only on music but on art, literature, the performing arts, and aesthetic .