John Cage (1912-1992)
Three Easy Pieces
for piano
5:58
I. Round (for E.P.S.) 2:44
II. Duo (for M.M.) 1:24
III. Infinite Canon (for C.M.) 1:50
Haydée Schvartz, piano
(1933)
Rec.: 1995
Mode 123 (2003)
Sonata for two voices
soprano and tenor saxophones
4:43
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1933)
Rec.: 2000
Mode 160 (2006)
Solo with obbligato accompaniment of two voices in canon, and six short inventions on the subjects of the solo
for alto saxophone, Bb clarinet and english horn
15:39
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1933)
Rec.: 2003
Mode 160 (2006)
Solo with obbligato accompaniment of two voices in canon, and six short inventions on the subjects of the solo
for any 3 or more instruments encompassing the range g below middle c to g one and a half octaves above middle c
15:49
Trio Dolce
(1933-1934)
Rec.: 1998
Mode 186 (2007)
Composition for three voices
for soprano saxophone, accordion and cello
5:02
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1934)
Rec.: 2003
Mode 160 (2006)
Quartet
21:24
Third Coast Percussion
(1935)
Rec.: 2011
Mode 243 (2012)
Trio
4:30
Third Coast Percussion
(1936)
Rec.: 2011
Mode 243 (2012)
First construction in metal
8:51
Manhattan Percussion Ensemble
David Tudor, piano
(1939)
Rec.: 1958
El Records ACMEM 194 CD (2010)
First construction [in metal]
11:25
Third Coast Percussion
Gregory Beyer, Ross Karre, percussion
(1939)
Rec.: 2011
Mode 243 (2012)
Imaginary Landscape No. 1
for 2 variable-speed turntables, frequency recordings, muted piano and cymbal, to be performed as a recording or broadcast
6:52
Percussion Group Cincinnati
(1939)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 229 (2011)
Bacchanale
for prepared piano
9:28
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1940)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Fads and Fancies in the Academy

18:03
Essential Music
(1940)
Rec.: 1994-1995
Mode 55 (1996)
A Chant with Claps

1:02
Essential Music
(1940)
Rec.: 1994-1995
Mode 55 (1996)
Living room music
8:04
Third Coast Percussion
(1940)
Rec.: 2011
Mode 243 (2012)
Living room music
for percussion and speech quartet
7:51
Gert Sorensen, percussion
Vocal Group Ars Nova
Dir.: Támas Vetö
(1940)
Rec.: 1997
Mode 71 (1998)
Second construction
7:50
Third Coast Percussion
(1940)
Rec.: 2011
Mode 243 (2012)
Third construction
10:17
Third Coast Percussion
(1941)
Rec.: 2011
Mode 243 (2012)
Credo in Us
for percussion quartet (including piano and radio or phonograph)
first version, with Dimitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
12:58
Percussion Group Cincinnati
(1942)
Rec.: 2006
Mode 229 (2011)
Credo in Us
for percussion quartet (including piano and radio or phonograph)
second version, with 78-rpm recordings of Beethoven: Symphony No. 3; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4; Wagner: Lohengrin, Prelude to Act III; Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture
15:00
Percussion Group Cincinnati
(1942)
Rec.: 2006
Mode 229 (2011)
Imaginary Landscape No. 3
(with Mauricio Kagel)
Sechs Schlagzeuger, elektronische Klänge
3:34
Kölner Ensemble für Neue Musik
Dir.: Mauricio Kagel
Siemens Studio für elektronische Musik, Realisation
(1942)
Rec.: 1942
Siemens (1998)
Totem Ancestor
for prepared piano
2:02
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1942)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Totem Ancestor
for prepared piano
1:55
Margaret Leng Tan, Prepared Piano
(1942)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 106 (2002)
Jazz Study
for piano
3:03
Margaret Leng Tan, Piano
(1942)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 106 (2002)
Primitive
for prepared piano
4:06
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1942)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
In the Name of the Holocaust
for prepared piano
6:17
I. 4:09
II. 2:08
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1942)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
And the Earth Shall Bear Again
for prepared piano
3:25
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1942)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
The city wears a slouch hat
A radio play by Kenneth Patchen
28:58
(1942)
Rec.: 1942
El Records ACMEM 194 CD (2010)
The city wears a slouch hat
A radio play by Kenneth Patchen
39:57
Essential Music
(1942)
Rec.: 1994-1995
Mode 55 (1996)
Imaginary Landscape No. 2, “March No. 1”
for percussion quintet
6:49
Percussion Group Cincinnati
(1942)
Rec.: 2006
Mode 229 (2011)
Imaginary Landscape No. 3
for percussion sextet
4:06
Percussion Group Cincinnati
(1942)
Rec.: 2006
Mode 229 (2011)
Imaginary Landscape No. 4, “March No. 2”
for 12 radios
first version
4:26
CCM Percussion Ensemble
Dir.: James Culley
(1942)
Rec.: 2006
Mode 229 (2011)
The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs
for voice and closed piano
2:25
Anna Clementi, voice
Steffen Schleiermacher, piano
(1942)
Rec.: 2000
MDG 613 1076-2 (2001)
Our Spring Will Come
for prepared piano
4:30
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1943)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Ad Lib
for piano
3:14
Margaret Leng Tan, Piano
(1943)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 106 (2002)
Triple-Paced
first version, for piano
2:53
I. 1:07
II. 1:01
III. 0:45
Margaret Leng Tan, Piano
(1943)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 106 (2002)
Tossed As It Is Untroubled (Meditation)
for prepared piano
2:35
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1943)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
A Room
for prepared piano
2:48
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1943)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
She is asleep
Duet: voice and piano
6:54
Anna Clementi, voice
Steffen Schleiermacher, piano
(1943)
Rec.: 2000
MDG 613 1076-2 (2001)
The Perilous Night
for prepared piano
13:58
I. 2:31
II. 0:51
III. 3:58
IV. 2:22
V. 0:36
VI. 3:40
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Triple-Paced
second version, for prepared piano
2:04
Margaret Leng Tan, Prepared Piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 106 (2002)
Spontaneous Earth
for prepared piano
2:49
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
A Valentine Out of Season
for prepared piano
3:47
I. 1:38
II. 1:02
III. 1:07
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
The Unavailable Memory Of
for prepared piano
3:19
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Prelude for Meditation
for prepared piano
1:02
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Root of an Unfocus
for prepared piano
5:01
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Chess Pieces
for piano
7:48
Margaret Leng Tan, Piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2005
Mode 158 (2006)
Four Walls
for voice and piano
1:02:37
Jack Bruce, voice
Haydée Schvartz, piano
(1944)
Rec.: 1995
Mode 123 (2003)
Four Walls
for voice and piano
58:54
Anna Clementi, voice
Steffen Schleiermacher, piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2000
MDG 613 1076-2 (2001)
Soliloquy
for piano
3:09
Haydée Schvartz, piano
(1944)
Rec.: 1995
Mode 123 (2003)
Nowth upon Nacht
for voice and piano
in memoriam Cathy Berberian
1:33
Anna Clementi, voice
Steffen Schleiermacher, piano
(1944)
Rec.: 2000
MDG 613 1076-2 (2001)
Experiences II
for voice
2:47
Anna Clementi, voice
(1944-1948)
Rec.: 2000
MDG 613 1076-2 (2001)
Daughters of the Lonesome Isle
for prepared piano
9:33
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1945)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Mysterious Adventure
for prepared piano
8:36
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1945)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Sonatas and Interludes
for prepared piano
59:58
Margaret Leng Tan, Prepared piano
(1946-1948)
Rec.: 2003
Mode 158 (2006)
Sonatas and Interludes
for prepared piano
1:04:16
Phillip Vandré, Prepared piano
(1946-1948)
Rec.: 1994
Mode 50 (1996)
Music for Marcel Duchamp
for prepared piano
5:50
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1947)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Music for Marcel Duchamp
for prepared piano
5:45
Margaret Leng Tan, Prepared Piano
(1947)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 106 (2002)
The Seasons
Ballet in One Act
18:31
Stephen Drury, piano
(1947)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 63 (1998)
Nocturne
for violin and piano
3:31
Irvine Arditti, violin
Stephen Drury, piano
(1947)
Rec.: 1998
Mode 100 (2001)
Suite for Toy Piano
6:54
I. 1:22
II. 1:33
III. 1:22
IV. 1:34
V. 1:03
Martine Joste, Piano
(1948)
Rec.: 2003-2004
Mode 147 (2005)
In a Landscape
for harp or piano solo
9:17
Gabriele Emde, harp
(1948)
Rec.: 1985
Edition RZ 1033-35 (2017)
String Quartet in Four Parts
20:12
Arditti String Quartet
(1949-1950)
Rec.: 1989
Mode 27 (1992)
Works of Calder
for prepared piano
21:10
I. Prepared Piano 5:05
II. Film soundtrack with narration 3:09
III. Film soundtrack with percussion 2:19
IV. Prepared Piano 10:37
Burgess Meredith, Narrator
John Cage, Percussion & tape collage
Margaret Leng Tan, Prepared Piano
(1949-1950)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 106 (2002)
Party pieces
composed with Henry Cowell, Lou Harrison and Virgil Thomson
arrangement for saxophone quartet
10:10
Ulrich Krieger
intersax and other musicians
(1949-1950)
Rec.: 2003
Mode 222/223 (2010)
Six Melodies
for violin and keyboard
12:38
Irvine Arditti, violin
Stephen Drury, piano
(1950)
Rec.: 1998
Mode 100 (2001)
Six Melodies
for violin and keyboard
12:37
Annelie Gahl, violin
Klaus Lang, keyboard (Fender Rhodes)
(1950)
Rec.: 2009
Col Legno WWE 1CD 20292 (2010)
A flower
for voice and closed piano
2:58
Anna Clementi, voice
Steffen Schleiermacher, piano
(1950)
Rec.: 2000
MDG 613 1076-2 (2001)
Haiku
4:43
Jovita Zähl, Piano
(1950-1951)
Rec.: 2012-2013
Mode 259 (2013)
Sixteen Dances
version for piano solo (with alternate versions of XV and XVI for piano and percussion)
50:18
Jovita Zähl, Piano
Thomas Meixner, Percussion
(1950-1951)
Rec.: 2012-2013
Mode 259 (2013)
Music of Changes
Buch I-IV
46:40
Herbert Henck, Piano
(1951)
Rec.: 1982
Wergo WER 60099-50 (1988)
Music of Changes
43:41
I. 4:04
II. 18:36
III. 10:02
IV. 10:59
Martine Joste, Piano
(1951)
Rec.: 2003-2004
Mode 147 (2005)
Music of changes
22:12
David Tudor, piano
(1951)
Rec.: 1953
El Records ACMEM 194 CD (2010)
Concerto for Prepared Piano
23:40
Part 1. 9:12
Part 2. 9:30
Part 3. 10:02
Stephen Drury, Prepared piano
Callithumpian Consort of New England Conservatory
Dir.: Charles Peltz
(1951)
Rec.: 1992
Mode 57 (1997)
Imaginary Landscape No. 4, “March No. 2”
for 12 radios
second version
4:29
CCM Percussion Ensemble
Dir.: James Culley
(1951)
Rec.: 2006
Mode 229 (2011)
Two Pastorales
for prepared piano
13:16
I. 5:55
II. 7:21
Philipp Vandré, Prepared Piano
(1951-1952)
Rec.: 2001-2002
Mode 180/81 (2007)
Seven Haiku
for Piano
1:56
Nils Vigeland, piano
(1951-1952)
Rec.: 1991
hat ART CD 6101 (1992)
Seven Haiku
1:57
I. 0:17
II. 0:19
III. 0:17
IV. 0:16
V. 0:17
VI. 0:16
VII. 0:15
Martine Joste, Piano
(1952)
Rec.: 2003-2004
Mode 147 (2005)
Music for carillon no. 1
3:58
David Tudor, electronic carillon
(1952)
Rec.: 1958
El Records ACMEM 194 CD (2010)
Williams Mix
For four stereophonic magnetic tapes and eight loudspeakers
4:22
Earle Brown, John Cage, David Tudor, Realisation
(1952)
Rec.: 1958
El Records ACMEM 194 CD (2010)
Imaginary Landscape No. 5
for any 42 recordings, score to be realized as a magnetic tape
first version, using period jazz records
3:09
Michael Barnhart, Realisation
(1952)
Rec.: 2007
Mode 229 (2011)
Imaginary Landscape No. 5
for any 42 recordings, score to be realized as a magnetic tape
second version, using recordings of Cage’s music
3:07
Michael Barnhart, Realisation
(1952)
Rec.: 2007
Mode 229 (2011)
Imaginary Landscape No. 5
Tape
3:00
Langham Research Centre
(1952)
Rec.: 2013
Sub Rosa SR361 (2014)
4'33"
(open windows version)
version for saxophone trio
4:33
Ulrich Krieger
intersax
(1952)
Rec.: 2005
Mode 222/223 (2010)
4'33"
(studio version)
version for saxophone trio
4:33
Ulrich Krieger
intersax
(1952)
Rec.: 2005
Mode 222/223 (2010)
4'33"
version for organ
6:16
Gary Verkade, organ
(1952)
Rec.: 2007
Mode 253 (2013)
Music for piano 47
4:35
Pi-Hsien Chen, Piano
(1952-1956)
Rec.: 2007
hat[now]Art 175 (2010)
Music for piano 4-19/53-68
9:00
Pi-Hsien Chen, Piano
(1953-1956)
Rec.: 2007
hat[now]Art 175 (2010)
The Ten Thousand Things
45:07
. 45' for a speaker
. 31'57.9864" for a pianist
. 34'46.776" for a pianist
. 26'1.1499" for a string player
. 27'10.554" for a percussionist
(1953-1956)
Rec.: 2008-2012
Microfest Records MF 1 (I Ching Edition) (2013)
12'55.6078"
for two pianists (prepared piano)
13:11
David Tudor, Klavier
John Cage, Klavier
(1954)
Rec.: 1954
Col Legno CD1 31902 (1996)
31'57.9864"
for a pianist
31:58
Vicky Ray, Prepared piano
(1954)
Rec.: 2012
Microfest Records MF 1 (I Ching Edition) (2013)
34'46.776"
for a pianist
31:58
Aron Kallay, Prepared piano
(1954)
Rec.: 2012
Microfest Records MF 1 (I Ching Edition) (2013)
45'
for a speaker
45:00
John Cage, Narrator
(1954)
Rec.: 1962
Microfest Records MF 1 (I Ching Edition) (2013)
Music for piano 42
5:24
Pi-Hsien Chen, Piano
(1955)
Rec.: 2007
hat[now]Art 175 (2010)
26'1.1499"
for a string player
26:01
Tom Peters, Double bass
(1955)
Rec.: 2008
Microfest Records MF 1 (I Ching Edition) (2013)
Music for piano 53-84
10:12
Pi-Hsien Chen, Piano
(1956)
Rec.: 2007
hat[now]Art 175 (2010)
27'10.554"
for a percussionist
27:11
William Winant, Percussion
(1956)
Rec.: 2012
Microfest Records MF 1 (I Ching Edition) (2013)
Winter Music
for 20 pianos
10:17
The Callithumpian Consort
Dir.: Stephen Drury
(1957)
Rec.: 1991
Mode 3/6 (2007)
Concert for Piano
30:05
David Tudor, Piano & live electronics
Ensemble Modern
Dir.: Ingo Metzmacher
(1957-1958)
Rec.: 1992
Mode 57 (1997)
Solo for Baritone Saxophone
(from pages 145-156 of the orchestral parts of Concert for Piano and Orchestra)
12:08
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1957-1958)
Rec.: 2000
Mode 160 (2006)
Solo for Flute, Alto Flute and Piccolo
from Concert for Piano and Orchestra
10:40
Eberhard Blum, flute
(1957-1958)
Rec.: 1991
hat ART CD 6101 (1992)
Music Walk
for 1 or more pianists, at a single piano, using also radio and/or recordings
10:53
Stephen Drury, piano & devices
(1958)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 47 (1995)
Fontana Mix
Realisation of the version for magnetic tape alone, prepared by John Cage
11:34
Studio di Fonologia, RAI, Milan
(1958)
Rec.: 1958
El Records ACMEM 194 CD (2010)
Fontana Mix with Aria
Radio, 2 open-reel tape machines, synthesizer, voice
13:36
Catherine Carter, mezzo-soprano
Langham Research Centre
(1958)
Rec.: 2013
Sub Rosa SR361 (2014)
Communication
Third part of the Darmstadt Lecture “Composition as Process”
6:07
1. 6:07
2. 6:19
3. 7:25
4. 6:18
5. 1:43
6. 5:48
John Cage, voice
(1958)
Rec.: 1958
Neos 11213 (2012)
Variations I
8:50
John Cage, David Tudor, pianos, radio sets
(1958)
Rec.: 1958
Neos 11213 (2012)
Variations I
for David Tudor, on his birthday (tardily)
20:03
Curtis Dietz, trumpet
Nadia Francavilla, violin
D’Arcy Philip Gray, percussion
Richard Hornsby, clarinet
Andrew R. Miller, double bass
Gina Patterson, horn
Helen Pridmore, prepared piano
Motion Ensemble
(1958)
Rec.: 2000
Mode 129 (2003)
Variations I
Realization for Piccolo, Flute, Alto Flute and Bass Flute
10:04
Eberhard Blum, flutes
(1958)
Rec.: 1991
hat ART CD 6101 (1992)
Fontana Mix
electronic version derived from the pieces recorded in “a Cage of saxophones” vols. 1-4
10:00
Ulrich Krieger
intersax and other musicians
(1958-2004)
Rec.: 2004
Mode 222/223 (2010)
Fontana Mix/Sextet for low woodwinds
instrumental version for bass flute, contrabass flute, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, bass saxophone, contrabass saxophone
10:00
Ulrich Krieger
intersax and other musicians
(1958-2005)
Rec.: 2004
Mode 222/223 (2010)
Indeterminacy
Ninety Stories by John Cage, with Music
1:30:22
John Cage, Reading
David Tudor, Piano, Tape
(1959)
Rec.: 1959
Smithsonian/Folkways CD SF 40804/5 (1992)
Cartridge Music
Music for Merce Cunningham
18:53
Takehisa Kosugi, Michael Pugliese, David Tudor, Phonograph cartridges and amplified small objects
(1960)
Rec.: 1988
Mode 24 (1991/2008)
Cartridge Music
Phonograph cartridges, auxiliary sounds
10:00
Langham Research Centre
(1960)
Rec.: 2013
Sub Rosa SR361 (2014)
WBAI
Sine wave oscillator, record player, synthesizer, radio
7:00
Langham Research Centre
(1960)
Rec.: 2013
Sub Rosa SR361 (2014)
Variations I
Record player, cassette tape, radio, spoken word
10:00
Langham Research Centre
(1960)
Rec.: 2013
Sub Rosa SR361 (2014)
Cartridge Music/11 Instruments
instrumental version for soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, accordion, piano, percussion
15:00
Ulrich Krieger
intersax and other musicians
(1960-2005)
Rec.: 2004
Mode 222/223 (2010)
Atlas Eclipticalis
for orchestra
29:44
The Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra
The Hartt Contemporary Players
Arditti String Quartet
Dir.: Melvin Strauss
(1961)
Rec.: 1988
Mode 3/6 (2007)
Atlas Eclipticalis
(from the pages 193-204 of the orchestral parts of Atlas Eclipticalis)
for 3 soprano saxophones and electronics
24:15
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1961)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 160 (2006)
Atlas Eclipticalis with Winter Music
Performance I, Dec/11/83 6:30 pm
1:20:00
The New Performance Group
Dir.: John Cage
(1961)
Rec.: 1983
Mode 3/6 (2007)
Variations II
9:55
Eberhard Blum, flute, sound objects
(1961)
Rec.: 1993
hat ART CD 6146 (1994)
Variations II with Lecture on Nothing
for any number of players and any sound producing means
29:48
Nadia Francavilla, prepared & amplified violin
D’Arcy Philip Gray, percussion
Andrew R. Miller, prepared & amplified double bass
Helen Pridmore, voice
Motion Ensemble
(1961)
Rec.: 2000
Mode 129 (2003)
Atlas Eclipticalis with Winter Music
Performance II, Dec/11/83 8:30 pm
1:19:59
The New Performance Group
Dir.: John Cage
(1961)
Rec.: 1983
Mode 3/6 (2007)
0'00"
Amplified objects/action
2:36
Langham Research Centre
(1962)
Rec.: 2013
Sub Rosa SR361 (2014)
Variations III
for one or any number of people performing any actions
20:20
John D. S. Adams, D’Arcy Philip Gray, Andrew R. Miller, electronics
Motion Ensemble
(1962-1963)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 129 (2003)
Variations III
for one or any number of people performing any actions
realization for percussion, version 1
9:43
Jan Williams, percussion
(1962-1963)
Rec.: 1995
hat ART CD 6176 (1995)
Variations III
for one or any number of people performing any actions
realization for percussion, version 2
8:04
Jan Williams, percussion
(1962-1963)
Rec.: 1995
hat ART CD 6176 (1995)
Klangexperimente
(with David Tudor)
1:48
Siemens Studio für elektronische Musik, Realisation
(1963)
Rec.: 1963
Siemens (1998)
Variations II
for piano and live electronics
21:18
David Tudor, piano, live electronics
(1963)
Rec.: 1963
New World Records 80737-2 (2013)
Electronic music for piano

55:25
Ciro Longobardi, pianoforte
Agostino di Scipio, computer e live electronics
(1964)
Rec.: 2011
Stradivarius STR 33927 (2012)
Variations V
Filmed in 1966 at the NDR television studio, Hamburg, Germany
47:14
John Cage, David Tudor, Gordon Mumma, musicians
Merce Cunningham, choreography
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Stan Van Der Beek, Nam June Paik, filmed projections and visual effects
(1965)
Rec.: 1966
Mode 258 (2013)
Variations V
Audio only recording of the Paris 1966 performance
39:39
John Cage, David Tudor, Gordon Mumma, musicians
Merce Cunningham, choreography
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Stan Van Der Beek, Nam June Paik, filmed projections and visual effects
(1965)
Rec.: 1966
Mode 258 (2013)
Variations VII
9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering
1:25:00
(1966)
Rec.: 1966
E.A.T. and ARTPIX 978-0-9668010-8-8 (2008)
HPSCHD
(with Lejaren Hiller) for 7 amplified harpsichords and 51 tapes
1:05:27
Robert Conant, Harpsichord
Joel Chadabe, Realization
(1969)
Rec.: 2000
EMF CD 038 (2003)
Cheap Imitation
36:41
Stephen Drury, piano
(1969)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 63 (1998)
Mesostics re Merce Cunningham/Untitled
for voice and live electronics
(with David Tudor)
55:17
John Cage, voice
David Tudor, live electronics
(1972)
Rec.: 1972
New World Records 80737-2 (2013)
Etcetera
20:44
Callithumpian Consort of New England Conservatory
Dir.: Tamara Brooks, Stephen Drury, Charles Peltz
(1973)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 86 (2000)
Series re Morris Graves
on Morris Graves
1:20:05
John Cage, reading
(1973)
Rec.: 1990
Mode 84/85 (1999)
Empty Words
with Music for Piano (1952-56)
30:06
John Cage, voice
Yvar Mikhashoff, piano
(1973-1974)
Rec.: 1991
Mode 200 (2009)
Etudes Australes
Books I-IV
3:24:00
Steffen Schleiermacher, Piano
(1974-1975)
Rec.: 2001
MDG 613 0795-2 (2002)
Child of Tree
for amplified plant materials
8:11
D’Arcy Philip Gray, amplified plant materials
(1975)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 272 (2014)
Apartment House 1776
for four vocalists and chamber orchestra
25:09
Walter Buckingham, Protestant
Darrell Dunn, Native American
Semenya McCord, African American
Chiam Parchi, Sephardi
New England Conservatory Philharmonia
(1976)
Rec.: 1991
Mode 41 (1994)
44 Harmonies from Apartment House 1776
Arrangement for string quartet
1:43:26
The Arditti String Quartet
(1976)
Rec.: 2000
Mode 144/145 (2005)
Quartets I-VIII
for 24 instruments
40:31
Orchester Jakobsplatz München
Dir.: Daniel Grossmann
(1976)
Rec.: 2007
Neos 10720 (2007)
Some of “The Harmonies of Maine” (Supply Belcher)
41:33
Gary Verkade, organ
(1976)
Rec.: 2007
Mode 253 (2013)
Branches
for amplified plant materials
16:12
D’Arcy Philip Gray, amplified plant materials
(1976)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 272 (2014)
Writing for the Second Time Through Finnegans Wake
59:39
John Cage, Speaker
(1976-1979)
Rec.: 1979
Mode 28/29 (2002)
Cheap Imitation
for violin solo
31:52
Irvine Arditti, Violin
(1977)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 144/145 (2005)
Freeman Etudes books 1 & 2
49:57
Irvine Arditti, Violino
(1977-1980)
Rec.: 1990
Mode 32 (1993)
Some of “The Harmony of Maine” (Supply Belcher)
for organ and six assistants
59:05
Jakob Ullmann, organ
(1978)
Rec.: 1990
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Chorals
for violin solo
4:32
Irvine Arditti, Violin
(1978)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 118 (2003)
Roaratorio
An Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake
1:00:30
John Cage, Voice
Joe Heaney, Singer
Seamus Ennis, Uillean Pipes
Paddy Glackin, Fiddle
Matt Malloy, Flute
Peadher Mercier, Mell Mercier, Bodhran
(1979)
Rec.: 1979
Mode 28/29 (2002)
Laughtears
Conversation on Roaratorio
30:55
John Cage, Klaus Schöning, Speakers
(1979)
Rec.: 1979
Mode 28/29 (2002)
What you say
on Jasper Johns
10:34
John Cage, reading
(1979)
Rec.: 1987
Mode 84/85 (1999)
Hymns and Variations
for 12 amplified voices
28:29
Vocal Group Ars Nova
Dir.: Támas Vetö
(1979)
Rec.: 1997
Mode 71 (1998)
Freeman Etudes books 3 & 4
51:11
Irvine Arditti, Violino
(1980-1990)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 37 (1994)
Postcard from Heaven
for one or up to 20 harps
21:16
Gabriele Emde, 17 harps
(1982)
Rec.: 1985
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Thirty Pieces for String Quartet
33:57
Arditti String Quartet
(1983)
Rec.: 1988
Mode 17 (1989)
ear for EAR (Antiphonies)
for widely separated single voices
3:55
Vocal Group Ars Nova
Dir.: Támas Vetö
(1983)
Rec.: 1997
Mode 71 (1998)
Ryoanji
version for four soloists with orchestra
18:05
Fenwick Smith, Flute
Anthony D’Amico, String bass
Michael Miller, Oboe
Petur Eiriksson, Bass trombone
Avant-Garde Ensemble of New England Conservatory
Dir.: Stephen Drury
(1983-1985)
Rec.: 1991
Mode 41 (1994)
Ryoanji
version for voice, flute, oboe, trombone, contrabass and percussion
1:00:30
John Patrick Thomas, voice
Eberhard Blum, flute
Gudrun Reschke, oboe
Iven Hausmann, trombone
Robert Black, contrabass
Jan Williams, percussion
(1983-1985)
Rec.: 1995
hat[now] ART 153 (2011)
Ryoanji
for saxophone, 3 pre-recorded saxophones and percussion
21:26
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1984)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 104 (2002)
Souvenir
6:50
Gary Verkade, organ
(1984)
Rec.: 2007
Mode 253 (2013)
Music for two
for 2 pianos
29:57
Stephen Drury, Pianos
(1985)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 47 (1995)
ASLSP
18:20
Stephen Drury, piano
(1985)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 63 (1998)
ASLSP
23:02
Gary Verkade, organ
(1985)
Rec.: 2007
Mode 253 (2013)
Eight Whiskus
for violin
3:43
Irvine Arditti, violin
(1985)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 100 (2001)
Thirteen Harmonies
for violin and keyboard
43:18
Annelie Gahl, violin
Klaus Lang, keyboard (Fender Rhodes)
(1985)
Rec.: 2009
Col Legno WWE 1CD 20292 (2010)
Etcetera 2/4 Orchestras
30:08
New England Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
Dir.: Tamara Brooks, Marsha Hassett, Charles Peltz, Laurie K. Redmer
(1986)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 86 (2000)
Hymnkus
for 2 saxophones, accordion, 2 pianos and 2 percussions
30:04
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1986)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 104 (2002)
One
for piano solo
10:00
Stephen Drury, Piano
(1987)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 47 (1995)
Two
for soprano saxophone and piano
10:05
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1987)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 160 (2006)
Organ2/ASLSP
32:56
Gary Verkade, organ
(1987)
Rec.: 2007
Mode 253 (2013)
cComposed Improvisation
for snare drum alone
8:05
Jan Williams, percussion
(1987)
Rec.: 1993
hat ART CD 6146 (1994)
Music for Four
for string quartet
31:20
Arditti String Quartet
(1987-1988)
Rec.: 1988
Mode 17 (1989)
Five Stone Wind
Music for Merce Cunningham
55:02
Takehisa Kosugi, Amplified violin, bamboo flute, live electronics
Michael Pugliese, 9 clay pots and tapes
David Tudor, Live electronics
(1988)
Rec.: 1989
Mode 24 (1991/2008)
Five
For any five voices or instruments
5:00
Essential Music
(1988)
Rec.: 1993-1994
Mode 239 (2012)
Five
for 5 voices or instruments
4:56
Vocal Group Ars Nova
Dir.: Támas Vetö
(1988)
Rec.: 1997
Mode 71 (1998)
Five
version for 2 saxophones, accordion and 2 pianos
5:07
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1988)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 104 (2002)
Seven
20:00
Essential Music
(1988)
Rec.: 1993-1994
Mode 239 (2012)
Seven
for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, viola and violoncello
20:00
Orchester Jakobsplatz München
Dir.: Daniel Grossmann
(1988)
Rec.: 2007
Neos 10720 (2007)
Art is either a complaint or do something else
on Jasper Johns
32:38
John Cage, reading
(1988)
Rec.: 1988
Mode 84/85 (1999)
Four Solos
for solo quartet
15:00
Vocal Group Ars Nova
Dir.: Támas Vetö
(1988)
Rec.: 1997
Mode 71 (1998)
Four
for string quartet
29:58
Arditti String Quartet
(1989)
Rec.: 1989
Mode 27 (1992)
One2
for 1-4 pianos, 1 performer
18:51
Margaret Leng Tan, Piano
(1989)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 106 (2002)
Three
for 3 players having a variety of recorders
31:49
Trio Dolce
(1989)
Rec.: 1998
Mode 186 (2007)
Two2
for 2 pianos
1:14:22
Rob Haskins, Piano
Laurel Karlik Sheehan, Piano
(1989)
Rec.: 2001
Mode 193 (2008)
101
for large orchestra
12:13
New England Conservatory Philharmonia
(1989)
Rec.: 1991
Mode 41 (1994)
Sculptures Musicales
version for sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, accordion, percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello, didjeridu, various wind instruments, amplified objects, electronics
37:01
Ulrich Krieger
intersax and other musicians
(1989)
Rec.: 2004
Mode 222/223 (2010)
Sculptures Musicales
for an indeterminate number of sound sources
19:47
Salvatore Carannante, recycled electroacoustics and mechanical elements
Chiara Mallozzi, cello and prepared cello
Dario Sanfilippo, computer
Stefano Silvestri, self-built analog synthesis circuits
(1989)
Rec.: 2012
die Schachtel Zeit C11 (2014)
Fourteen
20:00
Stephen Drury, Bowed piano
Callithumpian Consort of New England Conservatory
Dir.: Stephen Drury
(1990)
Rec.: 1994
Mode 57 (1997)
One4
for solo drummer
6:56
D’Arcy Philip Gray, percussion
(1990)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 272 (2014)
One5
for piano solo
19:31
Martine Joste, Piano
(1990)
Rec.: 1994
Mode 44 (1995)
One6
for violin solo
46:24
Irvine Arditti, Violin
(1990)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 118 (2003)
Composed Improvisation
for bass guitar, snare drum & one-sided drum - first version
8:13
D’Arcy Philip Gray, percussion and bass guitar
(1990)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 272 (2014)
Composed Improvisation
for bass guitar, snare drum & one-sided drum - second version
8:14
D’Arcy Philip Gray, percussion and bass guitar
(1990)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 272 (2014)
Composed Improvisation
for snare drum alone
8:12
D’Arcy Philip Gray, snare drum
(1990)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 272 (2014)
Composed Improvisation
for Steinberger bass guitar
8:12
D’Arcy Philip Gray, bass guitar
(1990)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 272 (2014)
Composed Improvisation
for one-sided drums with or without jangles
8:03
D’Arcy Philip Gray, one-sided drums
(1990)
Rec.: 2008
Mode 272 (2014)
Europera 3
1:10:00
Susan Hanson, soprano
Ruby Hinds, Patricia McAfee, mezzo-soprano
Michael Lyon, Richard Powell, tenor
Kevin Bell, bass
Vicki Ray, Brian Pezzone, piano
Hannes Geiger, Joseph Giri, William Houston, Dren McDonald, Ronda Rindone, Clarice Ross, record players
Scott Fraser, "Truckera" tape
Long Beach Opera
(1990)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 38/39 (1995)
Europera 4
30:08
Anne-Marie Ketchum, Daisetta Kim, soprano
Brian Pezzone, piano
Jerry Wheeler, Victrola (78)
Scott Fraser, "Truckera" tape
Long Beach Opera
(1990)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 38/39 (1995)
Four2
for mixed chorus
version 1
6:47
Vocal Group Ars Nova
Dir.: Támas Vetö
(1990)
Rec.: 1997
Mode 71 (1998)
Four2
for mixed chorus
version 2
6:54
Vocal Group Ars Nova
Dir.: Támas Vetö
(1990)
Rec.: 1997
Mode 71 (1998)
Two4
for violin and sho
30:16
Irvine Arditti, Violin
Mayumi Miyata, Sho
(1991)
Rec.: 1994
Mode 88 (2000)
Two4
for violin and piano
30:16
Irvine Arditti, Violin
Stephen Drury, Piano
(1991)
Rec.: 1995
Mode 88 (2000)
Four3
for 12 rainsticks, violin and 2 pianos
for Merce Cunningham’s dance Beach Birds
30:36
Ami Flammer, Violin & rainsticks
Martine Joste, Piano & rainsticks
Dominique Alchourroun, Piano & rainsticks
Jean Michaut, Rainsticks
(1991)
Rec.: 1994
Mode 44 (1995)
Four5
for saxophone quartet
12:02
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1991)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 104 (2002)
One5
for piano solo
20:40
Stephen Drury, Piano
(1991)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 47 (1995)
One7
for any way of producing sounds
30:02
John Cage, voice
(1991)
Rec.: 1991
Mode 200 (2009)
One8
for solo cello with BACH.bow
43:35
Michael Bach, Cello
(1991)
Rec.: 1994
Mode 141 (2004)
One9 with 108
for sho and large orchestra
43:30
Mayumi Miyata, Sho
WDR Sinfonie Orchester Köln
(1991)
Rec.: 2000
Mode 108 (2002)
103
for orchestra
1:30:00
WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln
Dir.: Arturo Tamayo
(1991)
Rec.: 1992
Mode 174 (2006)
103
for orchestra
1:30:00
Spoleto Festival Orchestra
Dir.: John Kennedy
(1991)
Rec.: 1997
Mode 174 (2006)
103
for orchestra
1:30:40
WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln
Dir.: Arturo Tamayo
(1991)
Rec.: 1992
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Five3
for trombone & string quartet
39:59
Monique Buzzarté, Trombone
The Arditti String Quartet
(1991)
Rec.: 1993
Mode 75 (1999)
Five4
for 2 saxophones and 3 percussions
5:01
Ulrich Krieger et al
(1991)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 104 (2002)
Europera 5
1:00:01
Martha Herr, soprano
Gary Burgess, tenor
Yvar Mikhashoff, piano
Jan Williams, victrola (78 rpm)
Don Metz, "Truckera" tape
(1991)
Rec.: 1991
Mode 36 (1994)
Two6
for violin and piano
19:47
Ami Flammer, Violin
Martine Joste, Piano
(1992)
Rec.: 1994
Mode 44 (1995)
Two6
for violin and piano
19:57
Irvine Arditti, violin
Stephen Drury, piano
(1992)
Rec.: 1995
Mode 100 (2001)
One7
version for solo saxophone(s): sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and toy saxophones (one performer)
30:00
Ulrich Krieger
(1992)
Rec.: 2004
Mode 222/223 (2010)
One10
for violin
24:36
Irvine Arditti, violin
(1992)
Rec.: 1999
Mode 100 (2001)
One11
for camera person and light
1:30:00
(1992)
Rec.: 1992
Mode 174 (2006)
Thirteen
30:00
Essential Music
(1992)
Rec.: 1993-1994
Mode 239 (2012)
Four6
version for amplified saxophone quartet
30:00
Ulrich Krieger
intersax and other musicians
(1992)
Rec.: 2004
Mode 222/223 (2010)
Seventy-Four
for orchestra
12:06
SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg
Dir.: Jonathan Stockhammer
(1992)
Rec.: 2011
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