Concept, Context and Cage – Sonatas and Interludes (1946-1948)

John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composer, music theorist, writer, philosopher, and artist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments, Cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde. Students of music history have probably seen photographs of pianos fitted by Cage with all sorts […]

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