Annotation

All tracks are sourced from various live broadcasts. All broadcasts were FM radio, except Atlas Eclipticalis on disc 4, which was webcast at 192kbps.

SubOptimal Credits:
Tracks 5-8: "Other percussion" includes, among other household items, glass bottles, broom sticks, and pots and pans.

Both piano ARs on track 1 should be for prepared piano.

SubOptimal Credits:
Piano on track 1 should be prepared piano.

Annotation last modified on 2011-03-06 20:48 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Four (live: 2004-06-26: Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 10:33
2 Cheap Imitation (live: 2003-02-14: Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 32:11
3 Atlas Eclipticalis (live: 2003-02-14: Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 20:07
4 Prelude for 6 Instruments in a Minor (live: 2005-02-23: Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 5:03
5 Living Room Music, for Percussion and Speech Quartet: Movement 1 (For Household Objects) (live: 2007-12-29: Klap op de Vuurpijl 1997, Werkteater, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 1:07
6 Living Room Music, for Percussion and Speech Quartet: Movement 2: Once Upon a Time the World Is Round (Gertrude Stein), Dedicated to Xenia (live: 2007-12-29: Klap op de Vuurpijl 1997, Werkteater, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 2:03
7 Living Room Music, for Percussion and Speech Quartet: Movement 3 (Solo) (live: 2007-12-29: Klap op de Vuurpijl 1997, Werkteater, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 4:49
8 Living Room Music, for Percussion and Speech Quartet: Movement 4 (For Household Objects) (live: 2007-12-29: Klap op de Vuurpijl 1997, Werkteater, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 1:23
Medium 2
# Title Rating Length
1 A Book of Music (live: 2003-02-16: De IJsbreker, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 31:53
2 45' for a Speaker (live: 2000-04-02: Huis aan de Werf, Utrecht, Netherlands) 46:04
Medium 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Sixteen Dances: Anger / Interlude / Humor / Interlude / Sorrow / Interlude / The Heroic / Interlude / The Odius / Interlude / The Wondrous / Interlude / Fear / Interlude / The Erotic / Tranquility (live: 2003-01-13: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 48:59
2 Sixty-Eight (live: 2003-02-15: Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 30:15
Medium 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Third Construction (live: 2002-11-04: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 10:48
2 Quartets I - VIII (live: 2002-11-04: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 40:56
3 Freeman Etudes: Book 1: Etude 11 (live: 2003-02-16: De Rode Hoed, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 3:57
4 Atlas Eclipticalis (live: 2008-11-13: Muziekcentrum de Toonzaal, Den Bosch, Netherlands) 15:20
Medium 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano (live: 2006-05-15: Jurriaanse zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands) 59:14
2 Music of Changes, Book I (live: 2001-08-16: Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, Netherlands) 5:08

Credits

Medium 1

other instruments and vacuum cleaner:
Percussion Group The Hague (2007-12-29) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
John Cage (American composer) (1940) (tracks 5–8)
John Cage (American composer) (1946) (track 4)
John Cage (American composer) (1961 – 1962) (track 3)
John Cage (American composer) (1969) (track 2)
John Cage (American composer) (1989) (track 1)
dedicated to:
Xenia Cage (American artist) (track 6)
lyricist:
Gertrude Stein (American writer) (track 6)
orchestra:
Ives Ensemble (2003-02-14) (tracks 2–3)
Riciotti Ensemble (2003-02-14) (tracks 2–3)
Ives Ensemble (2005-02-23) (track 4)
other vocals:
Percussion Group The Hague (2007-12-29) (tracks 5–8)
performer:
Richard Rijnvos (Dutch composer) (2003-02-14) (tracks 2–3)
Zephyr Kwartet (2004-06-26) (track 1)
Richard Rijnvos (Dutch composer) (2005-02-23) (track 4)
recorded at:
is based on:
Socrate (track 2)
live recording of:
Atlas Eclipticalis (2003-02-14) (track 3)
Cheap Imitation (2003-02-14) (track 2)
Four (2004-06-26) (track 1)
Living Room Music: III. (Solo) (2007-12-29) (track 7)
part of:
Living Room Music (tracks 5–8)
parts:

Medium 2

prepared piano:
Reinier van Houdt (pianist) (2003-02-16) (track 1)
John Snijders (Dutch pianist) (2003-02-16) (track 1)
composer:
John Cage (American composer) (1944) (track 1)
dedicated to:
Robert Fizdale (track 1)
Arthur Gold (track 1)
performer:
Ives Ensemble (2000-04-02) (track 2)
spoken vocals:
Barbara Hannigan (2000-04-02) (track 2)
writer:
John Cage (American composer) (1954) (track 2)
recorded at:
later translated versions:
live recording of:
45′ for a Speaker (2000-04-02) (track 2)
A Book of Music (2003-02-16) (track 1)
parts:

Medium 3

composer:
John Cage (American composer) (1950 – 1951) (track 1)
John Cage (American composer) (1992) (track 2)
conductor:
Reinbert de Leeuw (Dutch conductor and pianist) (2003-01-13) (track 1)
orchestra:
Schönberg Ensemble (2003-01-13) (track 1)
Brabants Conservatorium (2003-02-15) (track 2)
Ives Ensemble (2003-02-15) (track 2)
Riciotti Ensemble (2003-02-15) (track 2)
recorded at:
live recording of:
Sixty-Eight (2003-02-15) (track 2)
parts:

Medium 4

violin:
Josje ter Haar (Dutch violinist) (2003-02-16) (track 3)
Janneke van Prooijen (Dutch violinist) (2003-02-16) (track 3)
Mark Sabbah (2003-02-16) (track 3)
Bas Wiegers (2003-02-16) (track 3)
composer:
John Cage (American composer) (1941) (track 1)
John Cage (American composer) (1961 – 1962) (track 4)
John Cage (American composer) (1976) (track 2)
John Cage (American composer) (1977 – 1980) (track 3)
conductor:
Reinbert de Leeuw (Dutch conductor and pianist) (2002-11-04) (tracks 1–2)
Ezequiel Menalled (2008-11-13) (track 4)
orchestra:
Asko Ensemble (2002-11-04) (tracks 1–2)
Schönberg Ensemble (2002-11-04) (tracks 1–2)
Modelo62 (2008-11-13) (track 4)
recorded at:
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (2002-11-04) (tracks 1–2)
live recording of:
Quartets I - VIII (2002-11-04) (track 2)
Third Construction (2002-11-04) (track 1)
Freeman Etudes, Book Two: Etude 11 (2003-02-16) (track 3)
Atlas Eclipticalis (2008-11-13) (track 4)
part of:
Freeman Etudes (track 3)

Medium 5

prepared piano:
Rene Eckhardt (2006-05-15) (track 1)
piano:
Ralph van Raat (2001-08-16) (track 2)
composer:
John Cage (American composer) (1946 – 1948) (track 1)
John Cage (American composer) (1951) (track 2)
recorded at:
live recording of:
Music of Changes I (2001-08-16) (track 2)
part of:
Music of Changes (track 2)
parts: