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John Cage : an anthology

Author: John Cage; Richard Kostelanetz
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, ©1991.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
John Cage.
New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, ©1991
Named Person: John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage; John Cage
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Cage; Richard Kostelanetz
ISBN: 0306804352 9780306804359
OCLC Number: 22907424
Notes: "An unabridged republication of the edition published in New York in 1970, supplemented with a new chronology and catalogs"--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 239 pages : illustrations, portraits, music, facsimiles ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction, conversation, chronology. Introduction ; Conversation with John Cage / Richard Kostelanetz --
Chronological table of John Cage's life / Ellsworth J. Snyder. 1927-39. Other people think / John Cage --
Our distinguished dropout / Richard Barnes --
The future of music : credo / John Cage. 1940-49. People call it noise--
but he calls it music / Pence James --
Chavez and the Chicago drouth ; For more new sounds ; South winds in Chicago ; Summer music : the parks / John Cage --
Expressive percussion / Virgil Thomson --
The dreams and dedications of George Antheil ; [Sonatas and interludes] ; [Memoir] ; Defense of Satie / John Cage --
[Cage's studio-home] from Junior Harper's Bazaar. 1950-54. Satie controversy / John Cage, with a reply by Abraham Skulsky --
More Satie / John Cage --
Current chronicle / Henry Cowell --
Inferential art / Richard Kostelanetz --
[Williams mix] ; [Robert Rauschenberg] / John Cage. 1955-59. On film ; [Letter to Paul Henry Lang] ; [The New School] / John Cage --
[Two short poems] / John Cage's class --
[On Cage's classes] / Al Hansen, Dick Higgins --
Morris Graves / John Cage --
Art review : Cage, composer, shows calligraphy of note / Dore Ashton --
[On earlier pieces] / John Cage. 1960-65. Form is a language ; Ladies of the Monday Club and gentlemen of the faculty ; List no. 2 / John Cage --
"Live" electronic music / Richard Teitelbaum --
Atlas eclipticalis with Winter music (electronic version) --
John Cage / Edward Downes --
[Cartridge music] / John Cage --
There is no silence now / Jill Johnston --
[Poem for Edwin Denby] ; [The arts in dialogue] / John Cage --
[Review of Variations IV] / Eric Salzman --
New York Mycological Society / John Cage --
A second fame : good food / Ninette Lyon --
1966-70. A lethal measurement / Michael Zwerin --
Cagean poetry / Richard Kostelanetz --
McLuhan's influence ; Re Musicircus / John Cage --
Environmental abundance / Richard Kostelanetz --
These days ; [Cunningham stories] / John Cage --
[European influences] / Daniel Charles, Eric Salzman --
[Not wanting to say--] / Barbara Rose. Some random remarks. John Cage : some random remarks / Richard Kostelanetz. Data. Cage's writings --
Cage's compositions (to 1990) --
Cage's visual art --
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Kostelanetz.


John Cage is regarded one of the most influential composers of his generation. Cage's activities as composer, graphic artist, poet, teacher, critic and writer are explored in this collection of  Read more...
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