Cage-Branches

Model: P66684

Availability: In Stock

$15.50

If Branches is performed as a solo, it begins with a performance of Child of Tree.Cage employs amplified pods, cacti and other plant materials such as pod rattles from a poinciana tree, an 'instrument' Cage specifically mentions in the sco…
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If Branches is performed as a solo, it begins with a performance of Child of Tree.Cage employs amplified pods, cacti and other plant materials such as pod rattles from a poinciana tree, an 'instrument' Cage specifically mentions in the score. The choice of the other instruments is made by the performers, using I-Ching chance operations.

Number of Players: 1 or more
Difficulty: Grade 6
Instrumentation: Plant Materials

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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