John Cage Piano Music

John Cage - Piano Concerto; Credo in Us; Imaginary Landscape No.1; Rozart Mix; Music for Carillon (2008)

John Cage - Piano Concerto; Credo in Us; Imaginary Landscape No.1; Rozart Mix; Music for Carillon (2008)
Burkhard Wissemann, Michael Dietz; Johann-Nikolaus Matthes; Bell Imhoff, Doris Sandrock
Christoph Keller; Hermann Danuser, Ensemble Musica Negativa, Rainer Riehn

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 370 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 174 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Avant-Garde, Electronic | Label: EMI | # 50999 2 34454 2 0 | Time: 01:11:15

John Cage (1912-1992) was one of the most controversial composers of the 20th century. He is best known for his 1952 work 4'33" which involves not a single note of music being played. This selection of Cage's music provides a rare opportunity to get to know a range of works that were written between the years 1939-65, which were some of the composer's most productive years.

Writings Through John Cage's Music, Poetry and Art by David Bernstein  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Sept. 7, 2015
Writings Through John Cage's Music, Poetry and Art by David Bernstein

Writings Through John Cage's Music, Poetry and Art by David Bernstein
English | 17 Aug. 2001 | ISBN: 0226044076 | 322 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This volume looks at the creative work of the great avant-gardist John Cage from an exciting interdisciplinary perspective, exploring his activities as a composer, performer, thinker and artist.
John Adams - Piano Music - complete (Maarten van Veen, Ralph van Raat)

John Adams - Piano Music - complete (Maarten van Veen, Ralph van Raat)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Cover+Booklet | 186 Mb
Label: Naxos - Date: 2007

John Adams’ vast and varied output has earned him a wide audience, uncommon among contemporary classical composers. The works on this disc span his entire career to date, and illustrate his many different styles of writing for the piano. Phrygian Gates and China Gates – “gate” here referring to a type of electronic switch – could be regarded as his first “minimal” works, but are more tonal and expressive than the music of his contemporaries such as Steve Reich and Philip Glass. As a teenager Adams had played clarinet in his father’s marching band, and his Hallelujah Junction reflects his love of …….
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John Cage - Winter Music (1993)  Music

Posted by basa005 at Sept. 20, 2011
John Cage - Winter Music (1993)

John Cage - Winter Music (1993)
EAC RIP | APE + CUE + LOG | COVER NO BOOK | RAR FILES (3% recovery) | 149 Mb
Classical | hatART CD 6141

John Cage - Complete Piano Music Vol. 5 - Two Pianos (2000)  Music

Posted by basa005 at July 7, 2010
John Cage - Complete Piano Music Vol. 5 - Two Pianos (2000)

John Cage - Complete Piano Music Vol. 5 - Two Pianos (2000)
EAC RIP | APE + CUE + LOG | COVER + BOOK| RAR FILES (3% recovery) | 2CD 366 Mb
Classical | Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 613 0789-2

John Cage - Works for Piano & Prepared Piano Vol. I (1986)  

Posted by peachfuzz at Feb. 16, 2008
John Cage - Works for Piano & Prepared Piano Vol. I (1986)

John Cage: Works for Piano & Prepared Piano, Vol. I (1986)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 112 MB
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Joshua Pierce brings to John Cage's music an almost uninhibited classicism, but that only bolsters the compositions. He opens A Room and emphasizes its shifts with the attention of a concert pianist, rather than someone who follows Cage's directions to play the piece very quietly. Pierce, in fact, takes each of these dozen works, all of them dating to the 1940s and '50s, and draws from them the resonant Cagean oddness—phrases of weird shapes and all. But he adds a ton, too. In a Landscape sounds almost wholeheartedly minimalist in its tone colors, and She Is Asleep sounds both drummerly (on the artfully flat prepared piano) and jazzy, with Jay Clayton dropping some scat vocals in ever so subtly. This is, after all, the period when Cage was discovering the closeness between percussion and motion, on the one hand, and percussion and the modified piano, on the other hand. So these pieces blurt out chunky phrases, build with shaded drama, and rumble delicately along. It's a difficult assessment making suggestions when it comes music so notoriously open to interpretation. But Pierce has played all the Cage piano and prepared-piano stuff, creating a Wergo series that any lover of the piano repertoire should own in full. Here, anyway, is an excellent introduction, perfect for the Cagean neophyte and still inventive enough to energize owners of Roaratorio or Frances Marie Uitti's Works for Cello.
—Andrew Bartlett (Amazon.com)

John Tavener - Piano Works (2007)  Music

Posted by Su_Lihua at March 20, 2011
John Tavener - Piano Works (2007)

John Tavener - Piano Works (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | 1 CD | Complete Scans | 155 MB
Classical/20th Century | Label: Naxos | Cat.: 8570442 | RS/MU

John Tavener’s piano works are less well known than his large orchestral, vocal and choral works, yet at times seem to mark his stylistic and spiritual development on a more personal level. Tavener’s first piano work, Palin, foreshadows his search for a spirituality beyond the sophisticated, technical manipulation of musical material. The loss of his cats inspired Tavener to write Mandoodles, depicting short scenes from the life of his cat Mandu, and the bell-like In Memory of Two Cats. Ypakoe, with passages in Greek or Middle Eastern style, is a contemplative meditation on the passion and resurrection of Christ. Pratirupa, Sanskrit for “reflection”, is the composer’s largest work so far for piano solo. In the words of the composer, in this work “a series of self-reflecting harmonies, melodies and rhythms attempt to reflect the most beautiful, the Divine Presence which resides in every human being”.

John Cage - The Seasons (2000)  

Posted by peachfuzz at Dec. 11, 2007
John Cage - The Seasons (2000)

John Cage: The Seasons (2000)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 237 MB
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This astonishing disc is possibly the best collection of John Cage's music now on the market. It covers the gamut of Cage's radicalism as well as his humor, and as such there is something for everyone (newbies included). Of particular delight here is Suite for Toy Piano (1948), which employs only the white keys in a single octave, and the beautifully orchestrated version that follows (done by Lou Harrison, a friend of Cage, in 1963). But three of Cage's absolute masterpieces—each totally different from the other—are also here: the eerie Seventy-Four (1992), the ballet score for The Seasons (1947) and the riveting Concerto for Prepared Piano and Chamber Orchestra (1950-51). Everything you need to know about John Cage is right here.
—Amazon.com

Metamorphosis - Philip Glass /\ John Cage  

Posted by soloweb at Sept. 2, 2007
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Metamorphosis - Philip Glass /\ John Cage
Avant-garde | Dunvagen Music Publishers, Henmar Press Inc. | PDF | 11 MB

Katrin Zenz - John Cage: Complete Works for Flute, Vol. 1 (2015)  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 24, 2017
Katrin Zenz - John Cage: Complete Works for Flute, Vol. 1 (2015)

Katrin Zenz - John Cage: Ryoanji; Two; Three Pieces for Flute Duet; Music for Two (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 229 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 158 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Contemporary, Avant-Garde | Label: Naxos | # 8.559773 | Time: 01:02:50

This first volume of John Cage’s complete works for flute spans a fifty year period, from the Three Pieces for Flute Duet of 1935—deft studies in chromatic writing—to the 1984 Ryoanji, which involves the use of pre-recorded flutes and percussion with resultant diverse and intricate textures. Two is the first of Cage’s important ‘number’ series and is edgily ruminative, while Music for Two, written for any combination of the 17 different instrumental ‘parts without scores’ provided by the composer, is heard in an arrangement described by Katrin Zenz as a ‘new piece for flute and piano’.