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Cage-She is Asleep, Quartet for Tom Toms (SP)

Model: P06746

Availability: In Stock

$29.50

She is Asleep is constructed in two parts. Both parts may be played separately or together and in any order. Cage planned more parts to be added. The voice in the Duet should use unconventional methods of voice production. The sounds thems...
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She is Asleep is constructed in two parts. Both parts may be played separately or together and in any order. Cage planned more parts to be added. The voice in the Duet should use unconventional methods of voice production. The sounds themselves are to be determined by the singer.The Quartet has complex rhythms and is prevailingly quiet, varying between piano and pianississimo.

Number of Players: 4
Difficulty: Grade 6
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: 3 Tom-Toms

  • Player II: 3 Tom-Toms

  • Player III: 3 Tom-Toms

  • Player IV: 3 Tom-Toms


  • 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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