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John Cage: The Works for Percussion 3


  • Kod: MODE272
  • Producent: Mode Records
  • Kod producenta: 0764593027225
  • Wykonawca: D'Arcy Philip Gray
  • Nośnik: CD
  • Instrument lidera: percussions
  • Kompozytor: John Cage (1912-1992)
  • Cena: 66,99 zł
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Współczesna Muzyka Klasyczna / Avant-Garde
premiera polska:
2018-04-20
kontynent: Ameryka Północna
kraj: USA
opakowanie: plastikowe etui
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Editor's info:
D’Arcy Philip Gray brings authoratative performances of Cage’s works for solo percussionist. He worked with Cage in 1992 and extensively with David Tudor between 1995-96. Gray was also a musician in the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (1993-95).

Child of Tree (1975) and Branches (1976) are two versions of (more or less) the same piece. The main difference between the two works is that Child of Tree is scored as a solo while Branches as a solo or ensemble piece, the latter was often performed by Cage at “Events” with Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Both pieces ask the performer to assemble a collection of instruments from the plant world and improvise on them with the help of amplification.

cComposed Improvisation (1990): All three versions of this piece, each for a specific performer and instrument (or set of instruments), are presented here. The three versions were combined in the studio to make what we refer to as the “Power Trio” version – the resulting version was surprising to us and we decided to include it here as well.

In One4 (1990), for solo drummer, Cage asks the performer to pick a collection of instruments, number them and then follow his dual columns of start/stop timings to execute the performance. In the context of this recording, this is by far the most restrictive score, the “least improvised”, but still leaves a lot of freedom such as timbre, dynamic, and length of note.

Informative and personal liner notes by D’Arcy Philip Gray.

muzycy:
D'Arcy Philip Gray: percussion

utwory:
1. John Cage: Composed Improvisation (trio version) 08:13
2. John Cage: Child of Tree 08:11
3. John Cage: One4 06:56
4. John Cage: Composed Improvisation (for snare drum alone) 08:12
5. John Cage: Composed Improvisation (For Steinberger bass guitar) 08:12
6. John Cage: Composed Improvisation (For one-sided drums with or without jangles) 08:03
7. John Cage: Branches 16:12
8. John Cage: Composed Improvisation (trio version, second version) 08:14

wydano: 2018-03-09
more info: www.moderecords.com

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