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The 25-year Retrospective Concert Of The Music Of John Cage


Release Date: 01/17/1995 
Label:  Wergo   Catalog #: 6247   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  John Cage
Performer:  Andrew LolyaWilliam GromkoJoan BrockwayBurton Fisch,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul PriceMerce Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manhattan Percussion EnsembleInstrumental Ensemble
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 45 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Short Inventions (6) by John Cage
Performer:  Andrew Lolya (Alto Flute), William Gromko (Viola), Joan Brockway (Cello),
Burton Fisch (Viola), Anahid Ajemian (Violin), Albert Kaufman (Clarinet),
Melvyn Broiles (Trumpet)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
2. First Construction (in Metal) for 6 Percussionists by John Cage
Performer:  Warren Smith (Percussion), Phillip Brown (Percussion), David Tudor (Piano),
Douglas Allan (Percussion), Michael Colgrass (Percussion), Marvin Rosenberg (Percussion)
Conductor:  Paul Price
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Manhattan Percussion Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
3. Imaginary Landscape no 1 by John Cage
Performer:  Margaret Jansen (), Xenia Cage (), John Cage (),
Doris Dennison ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
Notes: This selection is performed on constant and variable frequency records, cymbal and piano. 
4. The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs by John Cage
Performer:  Arline Carmen (Alto), John Cage (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
Language: English 
5. She is Asleep by John Cage
Performer:  Paul Price (Percussion), Michael Colgrass (Percussion), Phillip Brown (Percussion),
Warren Smith (Percussion), Arline Carmen (Alto), John Cage (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
6. Music for Carillon no 1 by John Cage
Performer:  David Tudor (Carillon)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
7. Williams Mix by John Cage
Performer:  David Tudor (Electronics), John Cage (Electronics), Earle Brown (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
8. Concert for Piano and Orchestra by John Cage
Performer:  David Tudor (Piano)
Conductor:  Merce Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Instrumental Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957-1958; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
9. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 1 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
10. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 2 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
11. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 3 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
12. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 4 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
13. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Interlude no 1 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
14. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 5 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
15. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 6 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
16. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 7 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
17. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata no 8 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
18. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Interlude no 2 by John Cage
Performer:  Maro Ajemian (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1958 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 

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