Cage, Feldman, Reich, Monk, Part and Benjamin

Duration: 39 minutes

Performances of works by John Cage, Morton Feldman, Steve Reich, Meredith Monk, Arvo Part and George Benjamin by the London Sinfonietta, the Guildhall School of Musicians, So Percussion, pianist Vicky Chow and Meredith Monk recorded in 2012 for BBC Four’s The Sound and the Fury: A Century of Music.

Vicky Chow plays Book One of ‘Music of Changes’ by John Cage as well as Morton Feldman’s ‘Piano Piece (for Philip Guston)’. Steve Reich’s ‘Drumming’ is performed by So Percussion whilst Meredith Monk performs her own ‘Gotham Lullaby’. Arvo Part’s ‘Spiegel im Spiegel’ is played by the Guildhall School of Musicians, and George Benjamin’s ‘At First Light’ is played by the London Sinfonietta, who also perform John Cage’s seminal 4’33”.

Credits

Presenter
Tom Service
Director
Ian MacMillan
Producer
Aleid Channing
Executive Producer
Roy Ackerman

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