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Everything We Do Is Music

Cross-curricular Experiments in Sound Based on the Music of John Cage

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Edition Peters  |  SKU: EP68500  |  Barcode: 9780938856238
  • Author: Barry Russell
  • ISBN: 9780938856238
  • Pages: 128

Explore the music, ideas and ideals of John Cage, composer of 4'33'' and one of the twentieth century'smost original and inventive artists.

"Everything we do is music" contains more than 50 fun, hands-on and thought-provoking activities,each taking a work by John Cage as a starting point and exploring the links between music, dance,visual art, poetry and nature.

Most projects require no prior knowledge of reading music or playing an instrument and can beworked through with little preparation — each activity encouraging creative thinking andexperimentation, exploring the world around us and blurring the boundaries separating life and art.

  • John Cage, an introduction
  • Silence
  • 4'33 " (1952)
  • Art and Music
  • Ryoanji (1983-1985)
  • Where R=Ryoanji (1983-1992)
  • Notations
  • ?Concert for Piano and Orchestra (1957-1958)
  • Water Walk (1959)
  • Words and Music
  • Sixty-two Mesostics... (1971)
  • Swinging (1989)
  • Litany for the Whale (1980)
  • Musical Games
  • Reunion (1968)
  • Chess Pieces (1944)
  • Nature and Music
  • Child of Tree (1975)
  • But what about... (1985)
  • Altogether Now!
  • Musicircus (1957)
  • , ___ circus on ___ (1979)
  • A House Full of Music (1982)
  • Musicircus for Children (1984)
  • Scottish Circus (1990)
  • Rolywholyover (1993-1995)
  • ARTMIX
  • Appendices
  • Using extended techniques
  • Exploring chance procedures
  • Organizing your ideas
Edition Peters

Everything We Do Is Music

$ 32.25
  • Author: Barry Russell
  • ISBN: 9780938856238
  • Pages: 128

Explore the music, ideas and ideals of John Cage, composer of 4'33'' and one of the twentieth century'smost original and inventive artists.

"Everything we do is music" contains more than 50 fun, hands-on and thought-provoking activities,each taking a work by John Cage as a starting point and exploring the links between music, dance,visual art, poetry and nature.

Most projects require no prior knowledge of reading music or playing an instrument and can beworked through with little preparation — each activity encouraging creative thinking andexperimentation, exploring the world around us and blurring the boundaries separating life and art.

  • John Cage, an introduction
  • Silence
  • 4'33 " (1952)
  • Art and Music
  • Ryoanji (1983-1985)
  • Where R=Ryoanji (1983-1992)
  • Notations
  • ?Concert for Piano and Orchestra (1957-1958)
  • Water Walk (1959)
  • Words and Music
  • Sixty-two Mesostics... (1971)
  • Swinging (1989)
  • Litany for the Whale (1980)
  • Musical Games
  • Reunion (1968)
  • Chess Pieces (1944)
  • Nature and Music
  • Child of Tree (1975)
  • But what about... (1985)
  • Altogether Now!
  • Musicircus (1957)
  • , ___ circus on ___ (1979)
  • A House Full of Music (1982)
  • Musicircus for Children (1984)
  • Scottish Circus (1990)
  • Rolywholyover (1993-1995)
  • ARTMIX
  • Appendices
  • Using extended techniques
  • Exploring chance procedures
  • Organizing your ideas
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