sonatas and interludes
John Cage’s “A composer’s confessions” tells the story of his professional ambition, its failed realization, and the resulting disappointment and self-doubt. Disillusioned in New York, he turned away from the world, looked inward, and began a search for meaning.
Essay presenting six different perspectives on Cage’s well-known early masterpiece.
There are a couple of new recordings out with some of my writing included: a complete recording of the Song Books, and a limited edition vinyl recording of the Sonatas and Interludes from the John Cage Trust.
I was in Buenos Aires a couple of weeks ago for a festival celebrating Cage’s 100th birthday. It was sponsored by the Teatro Colón and the Fundacion Proa.