An analysis of John Cage’s Concerto for Prepared Piano and Chamber Orchestra (1950-1951) by composer Samuel Andreyev.
The recording used for the musical excerpts is by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Lukas Foss, with soloist Yuji Takahashi.
- The Structure
- Prepared Piano
- Compositional Process
- The Rhythmic Structure
- The Score
- Two Different Worlds
- Favourite Moment
I found the following texts helpful while researching this video:
• James Pritchett, ‘From Choice to Chance: John Cage’s Concerto for Prepared Piano and Chamber Orchestra’
• ‘John Cage’s Concert for Piano and Orchestra’ by Martin Iddon and Phillip Thomas
• ‘Silence’, by John Cage