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John Cage


Category: Musical composition
Dated: December 1987
Instrumentation: Piano
Duration: 10'
Premiere and performer(s): February 27, 1988
Dedicated to: For Juan Allende-Blin on his 60th Birthday
Choreography: ---
Published: Edition Peters 67208 © 1988 by Henmar Press

10 systems of pianochords, varying in dynamics, selected by chance. Each system is roughly 1 minute long, all but one flexible. Each system contains 2 sets of chords. The order of each set is maintained, but the relationship between the two sets of chords is free.

Sources: Rob Haskins: „An Anarchic Society of Sounds“: The Number Pieces of John Cage