Music by changes … does music play dice?

  “As contemporary music goes on changing in the way I am changing it what will be done is to more and more completely liberate sounds… I am talking and contemporary music is changing.” John Cage From John Cage’s I Ching compositions and Karlheinz Stockhausen’s 60s aleatoric experiments to John Zorn’s game pieces and Brian Eno’s…

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Dream This work was originally used as music for the eponymous choreographed piece by Merce Cunningham, following the rhythmic structure of the dance and using a fixed gamut of tones. Throughout, resonances are sustained, either manually or with the use of pedal. The music is essentially a single melodic line, except for the last few…