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Volume 44 in Mode's John Cage Edition has the New York based ensemble Essential Music performing Cage's numbered pieces "Five", "Seven" and "Thirteen", named for the number of musicians participating.
 

Cage, John
The Number Pieces 6 performed by Essential Music

Cage, John: The Number Pieces 6 performed by Essential Music (Mode Records)
Label: Mode Records    
Released in: USA    


"New York based ensemble Essential Music had a strong relationship with John Cage in his later years. This experience gives these recordings a special authority. Recorded in 1993-94, they are being released for the first time.

In 1987 John Cage began writing his "number" and "time-bracket" compositions, which became his primary compositional method for the remainder of his life. These works are named for the number of musicians participating, consist of the number of parts with no complete score, within which are various series of flexible time-brackets in which each musician is free to choose the beginnings, ends, and durations of one's notes.

Thirteen is Cage's final completed work. This is only its second recording.

Five does not specify instrumentation. Essential Music chose to perform it, with Cage's approval, by blowing into bottles to create pitches creating a mysterious effect."-Mode Records




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Product Information:

UPC: 764593023920

Label: Mode Records
Catalog ID: mode 239CD
Squidco Product Code: 15690

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded at SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY on May 9th, 1993 and January 18th, 1994.

Personnel:

Judith Gordon-blown bottles, piano

Maya Gunji-blown bottles

John Kennedy-blown bottles, xylophone

Eric Kivnick-blown bottles

Charles Wood-blown bottles, xylophone

Janet Axelrod-flute

Mark Lieb-clarinet

Greg Kitzis-violin

Tina Pelikan-viola

Ted Mook-cello

V.J. Gunhuk-percussion

Blair Tindall-oboe

Michael Finn-bassoon

Mary Rowell-violin

Ron Lawrence-viola

Mary Wooten-cello

Carl Albach-trumpet

Monique Buzzarte-trombone

David Braynard-tuba

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Track Listing:

The Number Pieces 6

1. Five (1988) 5:00
for any five voices or instruments

2. Seven (1988) 20:00
for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano & percussion

3. Thirteen (1992) 30:00
for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, tuba, 2 violins, viola, cello & 2 xylophones







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