John Cage

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American composer John Cage, among history's most influential artistic innovators, strove to broaden the definition of music and introduced chance operations into the compositional process.
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Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Sonatas and Interludes, for prepared piano 1948 28:13 Keyboard
Suite for Toy Piano, for toy piano or piano 1948 07:34 Keyboard
Fontana Mix, for 4-channel tape or indeterminate means 1958 15:44 Electronic/Computer Music
Concerto, for prepared piano & chamber orchestra 1951 20:16 Concerto
Music of Changes, for piano 1951 44:02 Keyboard
4'33", for any ensemble or number of players 1952 04:30 Miscellaneous (Classical) Avant-Garde Music
Atlas Eclipticalis, for orchestra (parts for 86 musicians) 1961 41:19 Orchestral
First Construction (In Metal), for 6 percussionists 1939 09:59 Chamber Music
Aria, for solo voice (any range) 1958 10:01 Vocal Music
Etudes Boreales I-IV, for piano 1978 21:21 Keyboard
The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs, for voice & closed piano 1942 02:55 Vocal Music
Music for ..., any combination of 1-17 instrumental parts (title of work is completed by number of instruments used) 1984 26:20 Miscellaneous (Classical) Chamber Music
Third Construction, for 4 percussionists 1941 11:05 Chamber Music
Ryoanji, for voice, flute, oboe, trombone, contrabass, percussion, chamber orchestra & 2nd voice ad lib 1983 19:41 Vocal Music Chamber Music
In a Landscape, for piano or harp 1948 08:39 Keyboard Chamber Music
Second Construction, for 4 percussionists 1940 07:35 Chamber Music
Imaginary Landscape No. 1, for 2 variable speed turntables, frequency records, muted piano & cymbal 1939 07:44 Electronic/Computer Music Avant-Garde Music
Bacchanale, for prepared piano 1940 08:26 Keyboard
Roaratorio: An Irish Circus on Finnegan's Wake, for voice, tape & Irish musicians 1979 01:00:16 Vocal Music
Dream, for piano 1948 08:01 Keyboard
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