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…

John Cage’s One7 (1992) · Cristian Alvear, guitarra #fullconcert

John Cage’s One7 (1992) · Cristian Alvear, guitarra One7/Four6 For any way of producing sounds. Can be performed as a solo (first player’s part) with One (EP 67208). Length: 30 minutes Begun in 1990, returned to and completed in 1992. Premiered in New York, July 23, 1992. This work was later used as music for…

John Cage for guitar

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…