Essays Tagged: "John Cage"

Title: Trent Reznor; The man behind Nine Inch Nails. An overview of Trent Reznor plus information on the background of industrial music. The conlusion sucks, I rushed it a the last minute.

ncrete experiments of Edgar Varese, Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Gesang der Junglinge," and (of course) John Cage - all of whom rethought the concept of "music" by incorporating into their compositions th ...

(5 pages) 82 3 3.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College - a criticism on a show given by the Nota Bene Cotemporary Ensemble

are basically their own conductors.The concert began with a piece called "Forever and Sunsmell" by John Cage. This piece included a vocalist, a drum player and a cymbalist. It was performed in a way ...

(3 pages) 68 2 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Oriental Influences on John Cage

John Cage's idea of composing chance music was not arbitrary. His motives were inspired by Eastern p ... ffort in removing the creative input from musical composition.Another major source of influence for John Cage was the I Ching. I Ching, also known as the Book of Changes, originated in China around 25 ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Definition of Avant Garde with reference to Drama, Dance, Music and Performance. With the influence Richard Schechner had on our piece.

ials. For example, in Merce Cunningham's piece, "Rainforest," helium filled balloons made by Jasper Johns share the stage with the dancers.Merce Cunningham was one of the first choreographers to chall ... mpany for a number of years and eventually formed his own dance group in the 40's.American Composer John Cage had a profound influence on avant-garde music and dance. He studied with the American comp ...

(6 pages) 91 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Winterbranch" in Contexts

set designer also worked with Cunningham the use on several of his other works, Aeon 1961, music by John Cage, Music Walk with dancers, 1960, music by John Cage, Nocturnes, 1956, music by Erik Satie. ... used La Monte Young in any of his choreographies and the last, contrasting the other composes like John Cage, David Tutor and Erik Satie who Cunningham used again and again in his choreographies.Othe ...

(9 pages) 31 0 4.2 Feb/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Robert Rauschenberg

of the city he was able to better work and see what he was capable of doing. He worked closely with John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and later Jasper Johns. He was the first American to win the Grand Prix ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.4 Jul/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists