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CAGE, JOHN: The Lost Works
CAGE, JOHN: The Lost Works
CD and Book in a box with excellent notes. Here are (I) the GREAT radio piece 'The City Wears a Slouch Hat' by text by Kenneth Patchen set by Cage (mostly for percussion and noise) made originally for the Columbia radio workshop in 1942, here the music is much more audible and better sounding than the radio bootleg, though the text is not so well rendered. Nevertheless, this ranks in my book as a major work, and unmissable (Cage even being programmatic!). Great text by KP. To fill up the CD are some fascinating juvenilia: 1840 Cage, before he found his metier with a peculiar mixture of genres and styles. Interesting only. But 'The City' is a must L

Code: MODE55
Price: £14.50