music clip of the day

jazz/blues/rock/classical/gospel/more

Tag: John Cage

Thursday, October 10th

serendipity

John Cage (1912-1992), Amores (1943, for prepared piano and percussion trio)

Some sounds, heard in the middle of the night, can make you feel grateful to have ears.

 

**********

lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, March 28th

sounds of Chicago

John Cage, Solo for flute, from Concert for Piano (1958); Eric Lamb, flute (International Contemporary Ensemble), Chicago, 2012


**********

lagniappe

musical thoughts

Music is theater for the ear. Take this performance. The phrasing, the interplay between sound and silence—this unfolds like something by Beckett.

Monday, December 17th

what’s new

Peter Van Hoesen (electronics) & Gabi Sultana (piano) play John Cage (1912-1992), live, Paris, 10/30/18 (published 12/12/18)

 

Tuesday, September 25th

more

John Cage (1912-1992), Sonatas and Interludes, for prepared piano (1946-48), excerpts; James Tenney (piano), live, West Hollywood, Calif., 2002

#1

 

***

#2

 

**********

lagniappe

random sights

last month, Chicago (Columbus Park)

 

Monday, September 24th

otherworldly

This I could listen to all day.

John Cage (1912-1992), Three Dances for Two Prepared Pianos (1944-45); Seba Ali (piano) and Jacqueline Ching-Ling (piano), live, Stony Brook, N.Y., 2015

 

Tuesday, September 6th

This I could listen to all day.

John Cage (1912-1992), Dream (1948)
Anton Batagov (1965-, piano), live, Moscow, 2014


**********

lagniappe

art beat: other day, Museum of Modern Art (New York)

Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), Pines and Rocks, c. 1897

134055-004-FC8804AF

 

 

Tuesday, July 26th

percussion festival
day two

John Cage (1912-1992), Third Construction (1941); So Percussion, live

Tuesday, February 16th

more

Steve Reich (1936-), Six Marimbas (1986), arranged for gamelan (Iwan Gunawan)


**********

lagniappe

musical thoughts

Music is a means of rapid transportation.

—John Cage (1912-1992)

*****

my back pages

Years ago, at the University of Chicago Law School, I took classes from the late Antonin Scalia. He was one of the first professors I encountered, as I had him for Contracts, a first-year staple. Two-word review: Very funny.

Saturday, February 6th

This I could listen to all day.

John Cage (1912-1992), In a Landscape (1948)
Michael Compitello (marimba), live, c. 2013


**********

lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

FullSizeRender (54)

 

Thursday, January 14th

sounds of Chicago

Still fresh after seventy years.

John Cage (1912-1992), Credo in Us (1942)
Third Coast Percussion, live, Chicago, 2011

%d bloggers like this: