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Author Cage, John.

Title Atlas eclipticalis with Winter music [sound recording] / John Cage.

Imprint New York, NY : Mode Records, p2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    F CAGE AE N36CD    Available
Description 3 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The complete John Cage edition ; v. 2
Cage, John. Works. v. 2. Selections (Mode)
Note Atlas eclipticalis for up to 86 instruments, performed here by flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, violin, violoncello, and 2 percussion, (1st work) and orchestra (2nd work); Winter music for 1 to 20 pianos, performed here by 3 pianos (1st work) and 20 pianos (3rd work).
Title from container.
The 1st work originally released as a set of 4 LPs by Mode Records (mode 3/6).
Compact discs.
Includes program notes in English by John Cage, Matthew Kocmieroski, Don Gillespie, and Stephen Drury, with French and German translations on insert.
Contents Atlas eclipticalis with Winter music. Performance I (80:00) ; Performance II (79:59) -- Atlas eclipticalis (29:44) -- Winter music (10:17).
Performer The New Performance Group (Thomasa Eckert, Bun-Ching Lam, Roger Nelson, pianos ; Paul Taub, flute ; William O. Smith, clarinet ; Jim Knapp, trumpet ; Julian Priester, trombone ; Ella Gray, violin ; Walter Gray, violoncello ; Matthew Kocmieroski, Jarrad Powell, percussion) (1st work) ; The Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra with The Hartt Contemporary Players and The Arditti Quartet (2nd work) ; John Cage (1st work), Melvin Strauss (2nd work), conductor ; The Callithumpian Consort (Alanna Battat, Johann Kovitz, Guy Livingston, Mina Yang, pianos) (3rd work) ; Stephen Drury, director (3rd work).
Event The 1st work recorded live Dec. 11, 1983, Cornish Theater at the Cornish Institute, Seattle, Wash.; the 2nd work recorded live Feb. 26, 1988, Corwell Hall at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn.; the 3rd work recorded Mar. 1991, Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory.
Subject Aleatory music.
Instrumental ensembles.
Orchestral music.
Piano ensembles.
Added Author Cage, John. Conductor.
Strauss, Melvin. Conductor.
Drury, Stephen.
Cage, John. Winter music.
New Performance Group of the Cornish Institute. Performer.
Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Hartt Contemporary Players. Performer.
Arditti Quartet. Performer.
Callithumpian Consort. Performer.
Note Title from container spine: Cage conducts Cage : Atlas eclipticalis with Winter music
Added Title Atlas eclipticalis
Music No. mode 3/6 Mode Records

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