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Cage, John

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Most widely held works by John Cage
Silence : lectures and writings by John Cage( Book )

152 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cage is the outstanding composer of avant-garde music today. The Saturday Review said of him: "Cage possesses one of the rarest qualities of the true creator- that of an original mind- and whether that originality pleases, irritates, amuses or outrages is irrelevant." "He refuses to sermonize or pontificate. What John Cage offers is more refreshing, more spirited, much more fun-a kind of carefree skinny-dipping in the infinite. It's what's happening now." -The American Record Guide"There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot. Sounds occur whether intended or not; the psychological turning in direction of those not intended seems at first to be a giving up of everything that belongs to humanity. But one must see that humanity and nature, not separate, are in this world together, that nothing was lost when everything was given away."
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,335 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
Sonatas and interludes for prepared piano by John Cage( )

111 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) TAKAHASHI, Yuji (prepared piano)
A year from Monday : new lectures and writings by John Cage( Book )

65 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures, essays, diaries and other writings
X : writings '79-'82 by John Cage( )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,352 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."--Jaquette
Sonatas & interludes by John Cage( )

65 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cage and David Tudor : correspondence on interpretation and performance by Martin Iddon( )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cage is best known for his indeterminate music, which leaves a significant level of creative decision-making in the hands of the performer. But how much licence did Cage allow? Martin Iddon's book is the first volume to collect the complete extant correspondence between the composer and pianist David Tudor, one of Cage's most provocative and significant musical collaborators. The book presents their partnership from working together in New York in the early 1950s, through periods on tour in Europe, until the late stages of their work from the 1960s onwards, carried out almost exclusively within the frame of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Tackling the question of how much creative flexibility Tudor was granted, Iddon includes detailed examples of the ways in which Tudor realised Cage's work, especially focusing on Music of Changes to Variations II, to show how composer and pianist influenced one another's methods and styles
Imaginary landscapes by John Cage( )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imaginary Landscape No. 1 for muted piano, cymbal, turntables and frequency recordings / Imaginary Landscape No. 2 f.percussion / Imaginary Landscape No. 3 for percussion / Imaginary Landscape No. 4 for twelve radios / Imaginary Landscape No. 5 for any recordings / But What About the Noise ... for percussion ensemble
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 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cage by Richard Kostelanetz( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and German and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years he was dismissed as an eccentric exponent of arbitrary noise punctuated by silence. Now, however, John Cage is universally acknowledged as the most influential composer of his generation. Cage's activities as composer, graphic artist, poet, teacher, critic and - not least - writer are explored in this collection of readings by and about this avant-garde pioneer, covering his most innovative period, 1933-1970. The main concern of this book is, of course, music: here composers and critics such as Virgil Thompson, Henry Cowell, Edward Downes, and Michael Zwerin analyze Cage's contribution to sound; Cage comments on his own works, such as Sonatas and Interludes, Cartridge Music, and Williams Mix; and the editor, Richard Kostelanetz, also includes Cage's groundbreaking essay, "Future of Music: Credo" and his perceptive remarks about composers from Satie and Webern to Stockhausen, But this anthology by no means neglects the other aspects of Cage's creativity. Cage writes fondly here of his collaboration with Merce Cunningham, the space-time avant-garde dancer and choreographer; Barbara Rose and Dore Ashton review Cage's influence on the contemporary art scene; his poetry is both represented herein and analyzed by Kostelanetz; and his teaching is remembered vividly by his students. Including a newly updated bibliography, discography, and catalog of compositions, as well as more than sixty illustrations, this collection is invaluable not only for students, teachers, and scholars, but for all who take a lively interest in the growth of the avant-garde in the twentieth century
Music for prepared piano by John Cage( )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cage/Cunningham : a film by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 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
Silence : Lectures and Writings, 50th Anniversary Edition by John Cage( )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special edition of the book that revolutionized our understanding of how we make and experience art
Music of changes by John Cage( Recording )

54 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I-VI by John Cage( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 729 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
The works for percussion by John Cage( )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberations; new essays on the humanities in revolution by John Cage( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 25-year retrospective concert of the music of John Cage by John Cage( Recording )

41 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at Town Hall, New York City, May 15, 1958
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American poetry : the twentieth centuryA year from Monday : new lectures and writingsX : writings '79-'82Empty words : writings '73-'78AnarchyJohn Cage and David Tudor : correspondence on interpretation and performanceSilence : Lectures and Writings, 50th Anniversary EditionI-VI
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Keidžs, Džons 1912-1992

Kejdž, Džon.

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Kēji, Jon

Kēji, Jon 1912-1992

Τζων Κέιτζ Αμερικανός πρωτοπόρος συνθέτης, θεωρητικός της μουσικής, εικαστικός καλλιτέχνης και φιλόσοφος

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

Джон Кейдж

Джон Кейдж американски композитор авангардист

Джон Кейдж американский композитор, философ, поэт, музыковед, художник

Джон Кейдж американський композитор-авангардист

Кейдж Д.

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Кейдж, Джон

Џон Кејџ

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ג'ון קייג'

ג'ון קייג' מוזיקאי אמריקאי

جان کیج آهنگساز و نویسنده آمریکایی

جون كيج

جون كيج ملحن موسيقى أمريكي

جون كيدج

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존 케이지

존 케이지 미국의 아방가르드 작곡가(1912–1992)

케이지, 존 1912-1992

ケージ, ジョン

ケージ, ジョン 1912-1992


ジョン・ケージ アメリカ合衆国の作曲家


約翰·凱吉 美国先锋作曲家


约翰·凯奇 美国先锋作曲家