John Cage: City Circus, Program II

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For this New Sounds, there's more music from the influential and infamous composer John Cage, as part of his centennial celebration. 100 years old today.  Hear a 1977 performance of "Dream" by John Cage himself recorded live in Woodstock.  There's also a co-composition by Lou Harrison and John Cage, music by Henry Cowell, and more.

PROGRAM #        1044, John Cage/Citycircus, Program II  (First aired on 5/11/1994)                                                             





John Cage           

live, Woodstock 1977

Dream [9:00]

Not commercially available.

William Russell     

Made In America    

Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue [6:00]
Chicago Sketches [3:30]

Mode #34

Doris Hays          

The Piano Music of Henry Cowell

Aeolian Harp [2:30]
Sinister Resonance [3:00]
The Banshee [3:30]

Finnadar LP #SR-9016
Reissued on Town Hall Records #48
Available at

New Music Consort

PULSE: Cage/ Harrison/ Cowell/ Sollberger/ Foss

Cage/Harrison: Double Music [6:30]

New World #80405


String Quartets    

Cage:String Quartet,  excerpts [9:00]       

Deutche Grammophon LP #2530735, later reissued as DDD 0289 477 7355 9 GC