prepared piano

Six views of the Sonatas and Interludes

Essay presenting six different perspectives on Cage’s well-known early masterpiece.

John Cage and the prepared piano

John Cage and the prepared piano: a twelve-year history in six parts by James Pritchett Copyright 2007 by James Pritchett. All rights reserved. Prologue (5 April 1944) “Dances by Merce Cunningham; Music by John Cage”, the concert program read. “April fifth, Nineteen forty-four, at nine o’clock.” The program, divided into three parts, consisted of: DANCE […]