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John Cage

Cheap imitation

Label: Cramps Records

Format: CD digipack

Genre: Compositional Form

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Reissue of an LP originally on the Cramps Nova Musicha imprint. The music is a "cheap imitation" of Erik Satie. Nice meandering piano music played by Cage himself. Registered at Center for Contemporary Music of Mills College in Oakland, California, Cheap Imitation is a piece for solo piano by John Cage, composed in 1969. It is an indeterminate piece created using the I Ching and based, rhythmically, on Socrate by Erik Satie; it consists almost exclusively of a single melodic line, with occasional doublings, as an “imitation” of original score
Cat. number: CRSCD 117
Year: 1989

nova musicha n.17

Recorded on a rainy day, March 7 1976, at Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland, California.

Digital remastering: RDS Milano.
Production: Cooperativa Nuova Intrapresa.
Edition: Cramps Music/Milano.

Originally released on LP in 1977.

Includes 32-page booklet with liner notes in Italian, French and English.

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