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Cage, John

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Sonatas and interludes for prepared piano by John Cage( )

137 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TILBURY, John (prepared piano)
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Silence : lectures and writings by John Cage( Book )

141 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silence, John Cage's first book and epic masterpiece, was published in October 1961. In these lectures, scores, and writings, Cage tries, as he says, to find a way of writing that comes from ideas, is not about them, but that produces them. Often these writings include mesostics and essays created by subjecting the work of other writers to chance procedures using the I Ching. Fifty years later comes a beautiful new edition with a foreword by eminent music critic Kyle Gann. A landmark book in American arts and culture, Silence has been translated into more than forty languages and has sold over half a million copies worldwide. -- Book jacket
A year from Monday; new lectures and writings by John Cage( Book )

52 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cage by Richard Kostelanetz( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Thomson: his life and music by Kathleen O'Donnell Hoover( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonatas & interludes by John Cage( )

57 editions published between 1009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empty words : writings '73-'78 by John Cage( Book )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings through James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, Norman O. Brown, and "The Future of Music."
Notations by John Cage( Book )

18 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book illustrates a collection of music manuscripts which was made in recent years to benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts... The text for the book is the result of a process employing I-Ching chance operations. These determined how many words regarding his work were to be written by or about which of two hundred and sixty-nine composers. Where these passages (never more than sixty-four words, sometimes only one) have been especially written for this book, they are preceded by a paragraph sign and followed by the author's name. Other remarks were chosen or written by the editors--John Cage and Alison Knowles. Not only the number of words and the author, but the typography too--letter size, intensity, and typeface--were all determined by chance operations. This process was followed in order to lessen the difference between text and illustrations." --preface
Liberations; new essays on the humanities in revolution by Ihab Habib Hassan( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors of these essays were associated with the Wesleyan Center for the Humanities to search a central theme: the Humanities in Revolution. True liberations engage some deep energy, quiddity, or humor of life, and this is what the present authors attempt to engage. A post-humanism is in the making. The authors do not summon from the future a complete shape. They speak deeply of certain issues and concerns. More, they qualify, challenge, and instigate. (Author/CK)
I-VI by John Cage( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Cage reading a mesostic (a literary form generated by chance operations) to allow the listener to experience it as delivered; also features a selection from the question-and-answer seminars that conveys the lively flavor of the event
Music for prepared piano by John Cage( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cage Cunningham by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham
The 25-year retrospective concert of the music of John Cage by John Cage( Recording )

30 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at Town Hall, New York City, May 15, 1958
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual in transfigured time: In this surreal silent avant garde film Deren weaves together her interest in dance with the exploration of myth and symbol, using movement and gestural play as a metaphor for courtship, sexual union, and fear of rejection, illuminated by concepts drawn from Greek legend
X : writings '79-'82 by John Cage( Book )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a series of experimental texts in which Cage tries "to find a way of writing which comes from ideas, is not about them, but which produces them," he attempts in X to create looser structures in both life and art, to free "my writing from my intentions."
Music of changes by John Cage( Recording )

51 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works for percussion by John Cage( Recording )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Construction (in Metal) for prepared piano & percussion / Second Construction for percussion / Third Construction for percussion / Amores I-IV for prepared piano & percussion / Double Music for percussion / She Is Asleep for voice, prepared piano & percussion / Imaginary Landscape No.2 for percussion
Anarchy by John Cage( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""That government governs best which governs not at all; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have." This quote from Henry David Thoreau's Essay on Civil Disobedience is one of thirty quotations from which John Cage created Anarchy, a book-length lecture comprising twenty mesostic poems. Composed with the aid of a computer program to simulate the coin toss of the I Ching, Anarchy draws on the writings of many serious anarchists including Emma Goldman, Peter Kropotkin, and Mario Malatesta, not so much making arguments for anarchism as "brushing information against information," giving the very words new combinations that de-familiarize and re-energize them. Now widely available for the first time, Anarchy marks the culmination of Cage's work as a poet, composer and as a thinker about contemporary society."--Jacket
M : writings '67-'72 by John Cage( Book )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainly mesostics inspired by music, mushrooms, Marcel Duchamp, Merce Cunningham, Marshall McCluhan, etc. and includes "Mureau"--Composed from the writings of Henry David Thoreau
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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C., J.

C., J. 1912-1992

C., J. (John Cage)

C., J. (John Cage), 1912-1992

Cage, .. 1912-1992

Cage, John

Cage, John 1912-1992

Cage, John M.

Cage, John Milton, Jr.

Cage, John Milton Jr. 1912-1992

Džons Keidžs

Ioannes Cage

J. C.

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J. C (John Cage)

J. C. (John Cage), 1912-1992

John Cage

John Cage Amerikaans componist

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Keidž, Džon

Keĭdzh, Dzhon

Keĭdzh, Dzhon 1912-1992

Keidžs, Džons 1912-1992

Kejdž, Džon.

Kejdž, Džon 1912-1992

Kēji, Jon

Kēji, Jon 1912-1992

Τζων Κέιτζ Πειραματιστής συνθέτης και θεωρητικός της μουσικής, φιλόσοφος, ποιητής, εικαστικός καλλιτέχνης, χαράκτης.

Джон Кейдж

Кейдж, Джон

Џон Кејџ

ג'ון קייג'

ג'ון קייג' מוזיקאי אמריקאי

جان کیج آهنگساز و نویسنده آمریکایی

جون كيج

جون كيدج

จอห์น เคจ

ჯონ ქეიჯი

존 케이지

케이지, 존 1912-1992

ケージ, ジョン




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Silence : lectures and writingsA year from Monday; new lectures and writingsEmpty words : writings '73-'78I-VICage CunninghamX : writings '79-'82AnarchyM : writings '67-'72