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Cage-Amores (SP)-P/PN

Model: P06264

Availability: In Stock

$35.50

The work consists of 4 parts. I. Solo (prepared piano) II. Trio (9 tom-toms, pod rattle) III. Trio (7 woodblocks, not Chinese) IV. Solo (prepared piano). The preparation is made using 9 screws, 8 bolts, 2 nuts and 3 strips of rubber...
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The work consists of 4 parts.

I. Solo (prepared piano)
II. Trio (9 tom-toms, pod rattle)
III. Trio (7 woodblocks, not Chinese)
IV. Solo (prepared piano).

The preparation is made using 9 screws, 8 bolts, 2 nuts and 3 strips of rubber. The piano expresses eroticism and tranquility, based on the permanent emotions in Indian tradition. The rhythmic structure of solo nr.2 is 3,3,2,2 and of trio 1: 10 times 10. Trio No.2 was written in Santa Monica as part of Trio (1936)


Number of Players: 4
Difficulty: Grade 6
Instrumentation:
  • Player I: Prepared Piano

  • Player II: 3 Tom-Toms, 3 Wood Blocks

  • Player III: 3 Tom-Toms, Pod Rattle (sub Maraca), 2 Wood Blocks

  • Player IV: 3 Tom-Toms, 2 Wood Blocks


  • 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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