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  • for anyone curious about where this liver performance was recorded - it was recorded for the 1959 live concert "The 25-Year Retrospective Concert of the Music of John Cage"
  • Electronics and frogs, and deserving f the 'bravos' at the end...
  • Cage completed Williams Mix in 1953 while working with the Music for Magnetic Tape Project.The group had no permanent facility, and had to rely on borrowed time in commercial sound studios, including the studio of Louis and Bebe Barron. The Music for Magnetic Tape Project was formed by members of the New York School (John Cage, Earle Brown, Christian Wolff, David Tudor, and Morton Feldman), and lasted three years until 1954. Cage wrote of this collaboration: "In this social darkness, therefore, the work of Earle Brown, Morton Feldman, and Christian Wolff continues to present a brilliant light, for the reason that at the several points of notation, performance, and audition, action is provocative. Magnetic tape was a German secret until after WWII. The Williams Mix was composed 8 years after the war.
  • Imagination, floating in outer space, sputniks flying around me in slow motion, while the Skylab fans my hair and decodes messages from the ground...
  • mushroom collector
  • piano IS a drum (2 speugnet) - that isnt jonnys fault...
  • I like this one.
  • [url=http://www.last.fm/tag/piebald%20composers]Piebald Composers[/url]
  • I always assumed that the applause was a recording.
  • I didn't realize until the applause started that this was a recording of a live performance! Does anyone know when this was recorded? Was it the premiere?

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