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Cage-27' 10.554" for a Percussionist-P OS

Model: P06778

Availability: In Stock

$29.50

This is the last work in Cage's '10 000 things' series.Percussion instruments are divided into four groups: metal (M), wood (W), skin (S) and all others (A) e.g. electronics, radios, whistles etc.), represented as 4 lines in a system. The ...
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This is the last work in Cage's '10 000 things' series.Percussion instruments are divided into four groups: metal (M), wood (W), skin (S) and all others (A) e.g. electronics, radios, whistles etc.), represented as 4 lines in a system. The choice of instruments is determined by the performer. The compositional means included chance operations and the use of imperfections in the paper upon which the work was written.

Number of Players: 1
Difficulty: Grade
Instrumentation:Metal, Wood, Skin and other

John Cage was born on September 5, 1912 in Los Angeles, California and died in New York City on August 12, 1992. He studied liberal arts at Pomona College. Among his composition teachers were Henry Cowell and Arnold Schoenberg. Cage was elected to the American National Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and received innumerable awards and honors both in the United States and in Europe.

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