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Journal of the American Musicological Society (2018) 71 (2): 439–525.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Daniel M. Callahan This article explores the early collaborations of John Cage and Merce Cunningham, in which music and dance were united structurally and in expressive intent. Drawing on unexamined archival materials, I begin by highlighting the thematic content of the earliest Cage-Cunningham...
Journal of the American Musicological Society (2014) 67 (3): 769–824.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Benjamin Piekut John Cage's brand of experimentalism underwent a transformation when it was imported into the UK in the 1960s. There, in contradiction to the American's well-known preferences, indeterminacy became twisted up with jazz-derived free improvisation, owing to discourse that stressed...