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John Cage: City Circus, Program VIII

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 04:33 PM

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From the New Sounds archives, this is the eighth program in a series celebrating the life and legacy of John Cage, who would have been 100 this year.  Every Wednesday at 10pm until the end of November, we’re bringing you these archival “John Cage: CityCircus” programs. For this show, listen to an archival WNYC recording of John Cage himself, live from the Kitchen in 1989, performing his reading, “As It Were.” Plus, hear Cage’s masterwork, Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano, as performed by Joshua Pierce.

PROGRAM #        1055, John Cage/Citycircus, Program VIII  (First aired on 6/29/1994)                                                         

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Joshua Pierce, prepared piano

Between the Keys - Microtonal  Masterpieces of the 20th Century

Cage:
Sonatas & Interludes,up to Interlude #2    [20:00]

 

Newport Classic NPD #85526
Out of print.  Try Amazon.com or auction sites.

John Cage         

 

Koln/NY live at the Kitchen (WNYC 4/89)

 

"As it Were” [11:00]

This performance not commercially available.

Joshua Pierce, prepared piano

Between the Keys - Microtonal  Masterpieces of the 20th Century

Cage: Sonatas & Interludes, conclusion [24:30]

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Robert Auletta

Beautiful shivering glass music blessing our ongoing brain activity.

Oct. 27 2012 04:21 PM

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