Untitled Anarchist Poem by John Cage We don’t need government We need utilities. Air, water, energy Travel and communication means Food and shelter. We have no need for imaginary mountain ranges Between separate nations. We can make tunnels through the real ones. Nor do we have any need for the continuing division of people Into […]
Water Music (1952) is originally composed for a pianist, using also a radio, whistles, water containers, a deck of cards, a wooden stick and objects for preparing a piano. This is version adapted for a percussionist, created and performed by Luís Bittencourt. http://www.luisbittencourt.com To get to know more on concerts, the latest videos and news, […]
John Cage (1912-1992): In a landscape, for piano (1948). Margaret Leng Tan, pianoforte. Cover image: painting by Blinky Palermo. The rhythmic structure is 15 x 15 measures (5-7-3), following the structure of the dance for which it was written. The piece is similar to Dream, but the fixed gamut of tones is more extensive. Resonances […]
Variations V reflects the experimentation and spirit of the 1960s — a collaborative, interactive multi-media event with choreographed dance, elaborate mobile decor, variable lighting, multiple film projection, and live-electronic music often activated by the dancers’ movements.