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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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Indeterminacy: New Aspect of Form in Instrumental and Electronic Music
1959 Indeterminacy: New Aspect of Form in Instrumental and Electronic Music Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
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John Cage presents Variations IV
1965 John Cage presents Variations IV Modern Harmonic / Sundazed
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John Cage: Variations IV, Vol. 2
1965 John Cage: Variations IV, Vol. 2 Everest
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HPSCHD/String Quartet, No. 2
1969 HPSCHD/String Quartet, No. 2 Nonesuch
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Chorals, Cheap Imitation
1981 Chorals, Cheap Imitation CP2
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Cheap Imitation
1991 Cheap Imitation Get Back Cramps
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Empty Words, Part III: Live Teatro Lyrico Di Milano, 2 Dec. 1977
1991 Empty Words, Part III: Live Teatro Lyrico Di Milano, 2 Dec. 1977 Ampere6 / Ampersand
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Music for Marcel Duchamp (1947)/Music for Amplified Toy Pianos (1960)...
1991 Music for Marcel Duchamp (1947)/Music for Amplified Toy Pianos (1960)... Cramps
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Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)
1992 Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)
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62 Mesostics
1995 62 Mesostics Hat Hut Records
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John Cage at Summerstage
1995 John Cage at Summerstage Music & Arts
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Music of Changes
1999 Music of Changes Lovely / Lovely Music
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The Text Pieces I, The Artist Pieces
2000 The Text Pieces I, The Artist Pieces Mode Records
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The City Wears a Slouch Hat, 1942
2000 The City Wears a Slouch Hat, 1942 Cortical Foundation
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John Cage: Variations IV [Parts 1-6]
2001 John Cage: Variations IV [Parts 1-6] Legacy
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John Cage: One7 (from One13); One8
2001 John Cage: One7 (from One13); One8 OgreOgress Productions
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John Cage: Roaratorio
2002 John Cage: Roaratorio Mode Records
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3 Compositions by John Cage: Cheap Imitation; Souvenir; Dream
2003 3 Compositions by John Cage: Cheap Imitation; Souvenir; Dream Winter & Winter
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Empty Words
2003 Empty Words Get Back Records
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Locations: Cage - Sonatas and Interludes; Herbert Henck - Festeburger Fantasien
2003 Locations: Cage - Sonatas and Interludes; Herbert Henck - Festeburger Fantasien ECM / ECM New Series
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John Cage: James Joyce, Marcel Duchamp, Erik Satie: An Alphabet
2003 John Cage: James Joyce, Marcel Duchamp, Erik Satie: An Alphabet Wergo
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John Cage: Atlas Eclipticalis with Winter Music
2007 John Cage: Atlas Eclipticalis with Winter Music Mode Records
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Cage Performs Cage: Empty Words with Music for Piano; One 7
2009 Cage Performs Cage: Empty Words with Music for Piano; One 7 Mode Records
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John Cage: How to Get Started
2011 John Cage: How to Get Started Microcinema
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Highfidelity
2012 Highfidelity Edition RZ
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Earle Brown Contemporary Sound Series, Vol. 6
2012 Earle Brown Contemporary Sound Series, Vol. 6 Wergo
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Empty Words (Parte III)
2012 Empty Words (Parte III) Mirumir
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John Cage: Shock, Vol. 1
2012 John Cage: Shock, Vol. 1 Omega Point Records
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John Cage: Shock, Vol. 3
2012 John Cage: Shock, Vol. 3 Omega Point Records
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Darmstadt Aural Documents, Box 2: John Cage - Communication
2012 Darmstadt Aural Documents, Box 2: John Cage - Communication NEOS
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The Ten Thousand Things (I Ching Edition)
2013 The Ten Thousand Things (I Ching Edition) MicroFest Records
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John Cage, Christian Wolff
2017 John Cage, Christian Wolff Jeanne Dielman
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Sixty-Two Mesostics Re Merce Cunningham
Sixty-Two Mesostics Re Merce Cunningham hatART
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Spam: Musical Sculptures & Other Devices
Spam: Musical Sculptures & Other Devices Die Schachtel
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Marriage at the Eiffel Tower/Four Dances
Marriage at the Eiffel Tower/Four Dances Tomato
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Sixteen Dances
Sixteen Dances Bmop / Sound
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John Cage: Journeys in Sound
John Cage: Journeys in Sound Accentus
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John Cage: Cheap Imitation
John Cage: Cheap Imitation Ampersand
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First Construction
First Construction Artis
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Etudes Australes
Etudes Australes Get Back Avant Garde
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John Cage: 5 Original Albums
John Cage: 5 Original Albums Documents
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