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John Cage (ex)plain(ed) / Richard Kostelanetz.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Schirmer Books, c1996.ISBN:
  • 002864526X
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 780/.92 20
LOC classification:
  • ML410.C24 K73 1996
Contents:
John Cage, Inventor -- Fomenter of Radical Consciousness -- Cunningham/Cage -- John Cage, Polyartist -- The Keystones of the Cagean Canon -- Early Piano Music (1935-1952) -- Sonatas and Interludes (1946-1948) -- A Conversation About Early Works for Radio and Tape -- Indeterminacy (1959) -- A Year from Monday (1967) -- HPSCHD (1969): Environmental Abundance -- Not Wanting to Say Anything About Marcel (1969) -- The Song Books Score (1970) -- Empty Words (1974-1975) -- Europera (1987): Before and After -- I-VI (1988-1989) -- Roaratorio (1989): John Cage as a Radio Artist -- Rolyholyover: Antiseptic Havoc in the Name of John Cage -- Homosexuality -- I Saw John Cage at the Millrose Games -- Appendix I: John Cage Disco-Bibliography -- Appendix II: ChronoCage.
Summary: No composer was more controversial, prolific, or more misunderstood than John Cage (1912-1992). No critic has spent more years defending Cage and his work than Richard Kostelanetz. This work summarizes a lifetime's study of Cage's music, literary works, art, and philosophy. It both introduces Cage to the neophyte and offers valuable insights for the seasoned listener.
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Includes index.

John Cage, Inventor -- Fomenter of Radical Consciousness -- Cunningham/Cage -- John Cage, Polyartist -- The Keystones of the Cagean Canon -- Early Piano Music (1935-1952) -- Sonatas and Interludes (1946-1948) -- A Conversation About Early Works for Radio and Tape -- Indeterminacy (1959) -- A Year from Monday (1967) -- HPSCHD (1969): Environmental Abundance -- Not Wanting to Say Anything About Marcel (1969) -- The Song Books Score (1970) -- Empty Words (1974-1975) -- Europera (1987): Before and After -- I-VI (1988-1989) -- Roaratorio (1989): John Cage as a Radio Artist -- Rolyholyover: Antiseptic Havoc in the Name of John Cage -- Homosexuality -- I Saw John Cage at the Millrose Games -- Appendix I: John Cage Disco-Bibliography -- Appendix II: ChronoCage.

No composer was more controversial, prolific, or more misunderstood than John Cage (1912-1992). No critic has spent more years defending Cage and his work than Richard Kostelanetz. This work summarizes a lifetime's study of Cage's music, literary works, art, and philosophy. It both introduces Cage to the neophyte and offers valuable insights for the seasoned listener.