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Somehow Different

Joshua Pierce's tribute
to John Cage -
recommended by
RON BIERMAN

'... either hypnotic or annoyingly eccentric.'

John Cage - A Tribute - Joshua Pierce. © 2012 MSR Classics

Seemingly everything John Cage wrote was somehow different. Schoenberg once said he was his most 'interesting' student, but an 'inventor' rather than a composer. His compositional technique evolved continuously and often anticipated future developments -- aleatory, improvisational, minimalistic, mathematical. So many of his works stimulated discussion by musicians, critics and other composers that many ardent collectors have read about him without ever having heard much, if anything, of what he actually wrote...

Copyright © 24 April 2013 Ron Bierman,
San Diego, USA

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JOHN CAGE - A TRIBUTE - JOSHUA PIERCE

JOHN CAGE

PIANO MUSIC

MSR CLASSICS

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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