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'''John Milton Cage, Jr.''' (1912–1992) was an American composer, music theorist, writer, and artist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments, Cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde.  
 
'''John Milton Cage, Jr.''' (1912–1992) was an American composer, music theorist, writer, and artist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments, Cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde.  
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==Writings==
 
==Writings==
* ''Silence: Lectures and Writings'', Wesleyan University Press, 1961, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=1014 Log], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/2eae9524166e698d7a3a65a9183fc182 ARG], [http://archive.org/details/silencelecturesw1961cage IA]; 50th anniv.ed., Wesleyan, 2011, [http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=037b8ae73a983cde07c41a9634a37352 PDF].
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* ''Silence: Lectures and Writings'', Wesleyan University Press, 1961, 276 pp, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=1014 Log], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/2eae9524166e698d7a3a65a9183fc182 ARG], [http://archive.org/details/silencelecturesw1961cage IA]; 50th anniv.ed., Wesleyan, 2011, [http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=037b8ae73a983cde07c41a9634a37352 PDF].
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** ''Silence. Vortrag über nichts, Vortrag über etwas, 45' für einen Sprecher'', ed. Helmut Heißenbüttel, trans. Ernst Jandl, Neuwied: Luchterhand, 1969, 92 pp. {{de}}
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** ''A csend: válogatott írások'', ed. Wilheim András, trans. Weber Kata, Pécs: Jelenkor, 1994, 207 pp. {{hu}}
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** ''Sairensu'' [サイレンス], trans. Toshie Kakinuma (柿沼敏), Tokyo: Suiseisha (水声社), 1996, 456 pp. {{jp}}
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** ''Silencio: conferencias y escritos'', trans. Pilar Pedraza, afterw. Juan Hidalgo, Madrid: Árdora, 2002, xii+288 pp. {{es}}
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** ''Silence: přednášky a texty'', trans. Jaroslav Šťastný, Radoslav Tejkal and Matěj Kratochvíl, Prague: Tranzit, 2010, xii+279 pp. {{cz}}
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** ''Tishina: lektsii i stati'' [Тишина: лекции и статьи], trans. Grigorij Durnovo et al., Vologda: Poligraf-Kniga, 2012, 381 pp. {{ru}}
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** ''Chen mo: Wu shi zhou nian ji nian ban'' [沉默: 五十周年纪念版], trans. Jingying Li, Gui lin: Li jiang chu ban she, 2013, 386 pp. {{cn}}
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** 사일런스: 존 케이지의 강연과 글, trans. 나현영, Openhouse (오픈하우스), 2014, lv+335 pp. {{ko}}
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* ''Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)'', New York: Something Else Press, 1962, 14 pp; Part 3, New York: Something Else Press, 1967; new ed., eds. Joe Biel and Richard Kraft, Los Angeles: Siglio, 2015, 173 pp. Pt. 1 originally appeared in ''Joglars'' 3; pt. 2 in the Spring 1967 issue of ''Paris Review''.
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** ''Dagbok: hur man ska förbättra världen: du kommer bara att göra saker och ting värre'', trans. Ilmar Laaban, Stockholm: Hj. Sundströms Boktryckeri (Fylkingen bulletin, no. 1), 1966, xii pp. {{sw}}
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* ''A Year from Monday: New Lectures and Writings'', Wesleyan University Press, 1969, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2165 Log], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/24a3ad8da5c3db7f52fe283d44a6bf98 ARG], [http://openlibrary.org/books/OL5545681M/ OL].
 
* ''A Year from Monday: New Lectures and Writings'', Wesleyan University Press, 1969, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2165 Log], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/24a3ad8da5c3db7f52fe283d44a6bf98 ARG], [http://openlibrary.org/books/OL5545681M/ OL].
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** ''Del lunes en un año'', trans. Isabel Fraire, México: Biblioteca era, 1974, 210 pp. {{es}}
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** ''De segunda a um ano: novas conferencias e escritos'', São Paulo: HUCITEC, 1985. {{br-pt}}
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* ''Notations'', New York: Something Else Press, 1969, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=5948 Log], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/ddfce3c24e5ba93e4135c8272f6d205f ARG].
 
* ''Notations'', New York: Something Else Press, 1969, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=5948 Log], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/ddfce3c24e5ba93e4135c8272f6d205f ARG].
 
* ''Song Books (Solos for Voice 3-92)'', 3 vols., New York: Henmar Press, 1970, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=10772 Log].
 
* ''Song Books (Solos for Voice 3-92)'', 3 vols., New York: Henmar Press, 1970, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=10772 Log].
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* ''Anarchy. New York City - January 1988'', Wesleyan University Press, 2001, 81 pp, [[Media:Cage_John_Anarchy_New_York_City_January_1988.pdf|PDF]].
 
* ''Anarchy. New York City - January 1988'', Wesleyan University Press, 2001, 81 pp, [[Media:Cage_John_Anarchy_New_York_City_January_1988.pdf|PDF]].
  
; Bibliography
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===Selected writings===
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* ''John Cage: radovi/tekstovi 1939-1979: izbor'', eds. Miša Savić and Filip Filipović, trans. Filip Filipović, Belgrade: Radionica SIC, 1981, xxvi+233 pp. {{sc}}
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* ''Przeludnienie i sztuka'', trans. Andrzej Sosnowski, Wrocław: Biuro Literackie, 2012, 81 pp. {{pl}}
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* ''Jon kēji chosakusen'' [ジョン・ケージ著作選], ed. Konuma Jun'ichi, Tokyo: Chikuma Shobō, 2009, 207 pp. {{jp}}
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===Bibliography===
 
* [https://cagecomp.home.xs4all.nl/bibliography_a-c.html At ''A John Cage Compendium''].
 
* [https://cagecomp.home.xs4all.nl/bibliography_a-c.html At ''A John Cage Compendium''].
  
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==Interviews==
 
==Interviews==
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* ''Pour les oiseaux: entretiens avec Daniel Charles'', Paris: P. Belfond, 1976, 254 pp. {{fr}}
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** ''For the Birds: John Cage in Conversation with Daniel Charles'', eds. Tom Gora and John Cage, Boston: M. Boyars, and Semiotext(e), 1981, 239 pp, [[Media:For_the_Birds_John_Cage_in_Conversation_with_Daniel_Charles 1981.pdf|PDF]]. {{en}}
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** ''Jon kēji: kotoritachi no tameni'' [ジョン・ケージ : 小鳥たちのために], Tokyo: Seidosha, 1982, 270 pp. {{jp}}
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** ''Für die Vögel'', trans. Birger Ollrogge, Berlin: Merve, 1984, 317 pp. {{de}}
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* Robin White, "John Cage", ''View'' 1:1, Oakland, CA: Crown Point, 1978, 16 pp, [https://monoskop.org/images/4/4b/View_1_1978-1979.pdf#page=2 PDF].
 
* Richard Kostelanetz, ''Conversing with Cage'', Routledge, 1987; 2nd ed., 2003, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=4822 Log].
 
* Richard Kostelanetz, ''Conversing with Cage'', Routledge, 1987; 2nd ed., 2003, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=4822 Log].
 
* Richard Kostelanetz, "His Own Music: Ur-Conversation with John Cage", ''Perspectives of New Music'' 25:1/2 (Winter-Summer 1987), pp 88-106, & 26:1 (Winter 1988), pp 26-49, [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/432632acb7d44806af048450a321911c ARG/1], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/cc2ada0b6079cf15b94b839fea362db3 ARG/2].
 
* Richard Kostelanetz, "His Own Music: Ur-Conversation with John Cage", ''Perspectives of New Music'' 25:1/2 (Winter-Summer 1987), pp 88-106, & 26:1 (Winter 1988), pp 26-49, [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/432632acb7d44806af048450a321911c ARG/1], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/cc2ada0b6079cf15b94b839fea362db3 ARG/2].
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==Literature==
 
==Literature==
* Barbara Rose, ''Not wanting to say anything about Marcel'' [1970], Milan: Galleria Schwarz, 1971, 4 pp, [http://continuo-docs.tumblr.com/post/89036297552/ JPGs]. (in Italian/French/English)
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* Barbara Rose, ''Not wanting to say anything about Marcel'' [1970], Milan: Galleria Schwarz, 1971, 4 pp, [http://continuo-docs.tumblr.com/post/89036297552/ JPGs]. {{it}}/{{fr}}/{{en}}
 
* Michael Nyman, ''Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond'', New York: Schirmer Books, 1974, 154 pp; 2nd ed., foreword Brian Eno, Cambridge University Press, 1999, 196 pp, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=617 Log].
 
* Michael Nyman, ''Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond'', New York: Schirmer Books, 1974, 154 pp; 2nd ed., foreword Brian Eno, Cambridge University Press, 1999, 196 pp, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=617 Log].
* Milan Adamčiak, et al., ''[[Media:Hommage_a_John_Cage_1992.pdf|Hommage à John Cage]]'', ed. Jozef Cseres, Bratislava: Slovenský rozhlas & SNEH, 1992, [28] pp. Exh. catalogue. {{sk}}/{{en}}
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* Milan Adamčiak, et al., ''Hommage à John Cage'', ed. Jozef Cseres, Bratislava: Slovenský rozhlas & SNEH, 1992, [28] pp, [[Media:Hommage_a_John_Cage_1992.pdf|PDF]]. Exh. catalogue. {{sk}}/{{en}}
 
* James Pritchett, ''The Music of John Cage'', Cambridge University Press, 1993, 223 pp, [http://rosewhitemusic.com/piano/writings/introduction-music-john-cage/ Introduction]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=riHo22Hi8QAC&printsec=frontcover] [http://www.cambridge.org/no/academic/subjects/music/twentieth-century-and-contemporary-music/music-john-cage] Reviews: [http://www.jstor.org/stable/833477 Haskins] (1996), [http://www.jstor.org/stable/746027 Bernstein] (1996), [http://www.jstor.org/stable/3052735 Brooks] (1997).
 
* James Pritchett, ''The Music of John Cage'', Cambridge University Press, 1993, 223 pp, [http://rosewhitemusic.com/piano/writings/introduction-music-john-cage/ Introduction]. [http://books.google.com/books?id=riHo22Hi8QAC&printsec=frontcover] [http://www.cambridge.org/no/academic/subjects/music/twentieth-century-and-contemporary-music/music-john-cage] Reviews: [http://www.jstor.org/stable/833477 Haskins] (1996), [http://www.jstor.org/stable/746027 Bernstein] (1996), [http://www.jstor.org/stable/3052735 Brooks] (1997).
 
* William Fetterman, ''John Cage's Theatre Pieces: Notations and Performances'', Harwood Academic, 1996; Routledge, 2010, [http://cdn.anonfiles.com/1404343874732.pdf PDF].
 
* William Fetterman, ''John Cage's Theatre Pieces: Notations and Performances'', Harwood Academic, 1996; Routledge, 2010, [http://cdn.anonfiles.com/1404343874732.pdf PDF].
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* William Anastasi, ''The Cage Dialogues: A Memoir'', ed. Aaron Levy, Philadelphia: Slought Books, 2011, 120 pp, [http://slought.org/media/files/the_cage_dialogues.pdf PDF].  
 
* William Anastasi, ''The Cage Dialogues: A Memoir'', ed. Aaron Levy, Philadelphia: Slought Books, 2011, 120 pp, [http://slought.org/media/files/the_cage_dialogues.pdf PDF].  
 
* Peter Jaeger, ''John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics: John Cage and the Performance of Nature'', Bloomsbury, 2013, [http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=3fdc226d6624a776d24933a93e6585d1 EPUB].
 
* Peter Jaeger, ''John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics: John Cage and the Performance of Nature'', Bloomsbury, 2013, [http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=3fdc226d6624a776d24933a93e6585d1 EPUB].
* Martin Iddon, ''New Music at Darmstadt: Nono, Stockhausen, Cage, and Boulez'', Cambridge University Press, 2013, [http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/b/wb74fl3KLILtfJhgZydyuioBMrq22ggI4rnDehQ0z65CenMh PDF].
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* Martin Iddon, ''New Music at Darmstadt: Nono, Stockhausen, Cage, and Boulez'', Cambridge University Press, 2013, [http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/23fbff6b-1cfb-4cbb-b27c-17628c51baa3 PDF].
 
* David Grubbs, ''Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording'', Duke University Press, 2014, 248 pp, [http://aaaaarg.fail/thing/56f9fede9ff37c3597c0af85 ARG].
 
* David Grubbs, ''Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording'', Duke University Press, 2014, 248 pp, [http://aaaaarg.fail/thing/56f9fede9ff37c3597c0af85 ARG].
 
* Branden Wayne Joseph, ''Experimentations: John Cage in Music, Art, and Architecture'', Bloomsbury, 2016, 232 pp. [http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/experimentations-9781501306396/]
 
* Branden Wayne Joseph, ''Experimentations: John Cage in Music, Art, and Architecture'', Bloomsbury, 2016, 232 pp. [http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/experimentations-9781501306396/]
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* Richard H. Brown, ''Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film'', Oxford University Press, 2019, 256 pp, [http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/ec816ac7-9eec-4b3a-b7a6-fd6ed9c8553c PDF]. [http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/oso/9780190628079.001.0001/oso-9780190628079]
  
 
===Biographies===
 
===Biographies===

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John Cage at the Cabrillo Music Festival, 1977, photographed by Betty Freeman.
Born September 5, 1912(1912-09-05)
Los Angeles, United States
Died August 12, 1992(1992-08-12) (aged 79)
New York City, United States
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John Milton Cage, Jr. (1912–1992) was an American composer, music theorist, writer, and artist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments, Cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde.

Recordings[edit]

  • On Ubuweb
  • How to Get Started, Slought and the John Cage Trust, 2010. CD with booklet. 67 min, 19 pp. [1]

Films[edit]

Writings[edit]

  • Silence: Lectures and Writings, Wesleyan University Press, 1961, 276 pp, Log, ARG, IA; 50th anniv.ed., Wesleyan, 2011, PDF.
    • Silence. Vortrag über nichts, Vortrag über etwas, 45' für einen Sprecher, ed. Helmut Heißenbüttel, trans. Ernst Jandl, Neuwied: Luchterhand, 1969, 92 pp. (German)
    • A csend: válogatott írások, ed. Wilheim András, trans. Weber Kata, Pécs: Jelenkor, 1994, 207 pp. (Hungarian)
    • Sairensu [サイレンス], trans. Toshie Kakinuma (柿沼敏), Tokyo: Suiseisha (水声社), 1996, 456 pp. (Japanese)
    • Silencio: conferencias y escritos, trans. Pilar Pedraza, afterw. Juan Hidalgo, Madrid: Árdora, 2002, xii+288 pp. (Spanish)
    • Silence: přednášky a texty, trans. Jaroslav Šťastný, Radoslav Tejkal and Matěj Kratochvíl, Prague: Tranzit, 2010, xii+279 pp. (Czech)
    • Tishina: lektsii i stati [Тишина: лекции и статьи], trans. Grigorij Durnovo et al., Vologda: Poligraf-Kniga, 2012, 381 pp. (Russian)
    • Chen mo: Wu shi zhou nian ji nian ban [沉默: 五十周年纪念版], trans. Jingying Li, Gui lin: Li jiang chu ban she, 2013, 386 pp. (Chinese)
    • 사일런스: 존 케이지의 강연과 글, trans. 나현영, Openhouse (오픈하우스), 2014, lv+335 pp. (Korean)
  • Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse), New York: Something Else Press, 1962, 14 pp; Part 3, New York: Something Else Press, 1967; new ed., eds. Joe Biel and Richard Kraft, Los Angeles: Siglio, 2015, 173 pp. Pt. 1 originally appeared in Joglars 3; pt. 2 in the Spring 1967 issue of Paris Review.
    • Dagbok: hur man ska förbättra världen: du kommer bara att göra saker och ting värre, trans. Ilmar Laaban, Stockholm: Hj. Sundströms Boktryckeri (Fylkingen bulletin, no. 1), 1966, xii pp. (Swedish)
  • A Year from Monday: New Lectures and Writings, Wesleyan University Press, 1969, Log, ARG, OL.
    • Del lunes en un año, trans. Isabel Fraire, México: Biblioteca era, 1974, 210 pp. (Spanish)
    • De segunda a um ano: novas conferencias e escritos, São Paulo: HUCITEC, 1985. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • Notations, New York: Something Else Press, 1969, Log, ARG.
  • Song Books (Solos for Voice 3-92), 3 vols., New York: Henmar Press, 1970, Log.
  • M: Writings ’67-’72, Wesleyan University Press, 1973, 217 pp, Log, ARG.
  • Empty Words: Writings ’73-’78, Wesleyan University Press, 1979, 187 pp, Log, ARG.
  • X: Writings ’78-’82, Wesleyan University Press, 1983, 187 pp, Log, ARG.
  • Anarchy. New York City - January 1988, Wesleyan University Press, 2001, 81 pp, PDF.

Selected writings[edit]

  • John Cage: radovi/tekstovi 1939-1979: izbor, eds. Miša Savić and Filip Filipović, trans. Filip Filipović, Belgrade: Radionica SIC, 1981, xxvi+233 pp. (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Przeludnienie i sztuka, trans. Andrzej Sosnowski, Wrocław: Biuro Literackie, 2012, 81 pp. (Polish)
  • Jon kēji chosakusen [ジョン・ケージ著作選], ed. Konuma Jun'ichi, Tokyo: Chikuma Shobō, 2009, 207 pp. (Japanese)

Bibliography[edit]

Catalogues[edit]

  • Scores and Prints, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1982, 6 pp, IA.

Interviews[edit]

  • Pour les oiseaux: entretiens avec Daniel Charles, Paris: P. Belfond, 1976, 254 pp. (French)
    • For the Birds: John Cage in Conversation with Daniel Charles, eds. Tom Gora and John Cage, Boston: M. Boyars, and Semiotext(e), 1981, 239 pp, PDF. (English)
    • Jon kēji: kotoritachi no tameni [ジョン・ケージ : 小鳥たちのために], Tokyo: Seidosha, 1982, 270 pp. (Japanese)
    • Für die Vögel, trans. Birger Ollrogge, Berlin: Merve, 1984, 317 pp. (German)
  • Robin White, "John Cage", View 1:1, Oakland, CA: Crown Point, 1978, 16 pp, PDF.
  • Richard Kostelanetz, Conversing with Cage, Routledge, 1987; 2nd ed., 2003, Log.
  • Richard Kostelanetz, "His Own Music: Ur-Conversation with John Cage", Perspectives of New Music 25:1/2 (Winter-Summer 1987), pp 88-106, & 26:1 (Winter 1988), pp 26-49, ARG/1, ARG/2.
  • with Joan Retallack, Musicage: Cage Muses on Words, Art, Music, Wesleyan University Press, 1996, Log, ARG.
  • Peter Dickinson (ed.), CageTalk: Dialogues with and about John Cage, University of Rochester Press, 2006, Log, ARG.

Correspondence[edit]

  • The Selected Letters of John Cage, ed. Laura Kuhn, Wesleyan University Press, 2016, 674 pp, ARG. Review: Pearlman (Leonardo).

Documentaries[edit]

  • John Cage: From Zero, dir. Andrew Culver and Frank Scheffer, 85 min, 1995, YouTube.
  • In The Ocean, dir. Frank Scheffer, 54 min, 2001, YouTube.
  • More

Literature[edit]

  • Barbara Rose, Not wanting to say anything about Marcel [1970], Milan: Galleria Schwarz, 1971, 4 pp, JPGs. (Italian)/(French)/(English)
  • Michael Nyman, Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond, New York: Schirmer Books, 1974, 154 pp; 2nd ed., foreword Brian Eno, Cambridge University Press, 1999, 196 pp, Log.
  • Milan Adamčiak, et al., Hommage à John Cage, ed. Jozef Cseres, Bratislava: Slovenský rozhlas & SNEH, 1992, [28] pp, PDF. Exh. catalogue. (Slovak)/(English)
  • James Pritchett, The Music of John Cage, Cambridge University Press, 1993, 223 pp, Introduction. [2] [3] Reviews: Haskins (1996), Bernstein (1996), Brooks (1997).
  • William Fetterman, John Cage's Theatre Pieces: Notations and Performances, Harwood Academic, 1996; Routledge, 2010, PDF.
  • David W. Bernstein, Christopher Hatch (eds.), Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art, University of Chicago Press, 2001, 310 pp, PDF.
  • David W. Patterson (ed.), John Cage: Music, Philosophy, and Intention, 1933-1950, Routledge, 2002.
  • Hans-Friedrich Bormann, Verschwiegene Stille. John Cages performative Ästhetik, Munich: Fink, 2005, 272 pp, JPG, PDF. (German)
  • The Anarchy of Silence: John Cage and Experimental Art, Barcelona: MACBA, 2009, 304 pp, PDFs. Texts by Yve-Alain Bois, Branden W. Joseph, Rebecca Y. Kim, Liz Kotz, James Pritchett, Julia Robinson. (English),(Spanish),(Catalan)
  • Kyle Gann, No Such Thing as Silence: John Cage's 4'33", Yale University Press, 2010, 272 pp, PDF. [4] [5] Reviews: Joseph (2010), Revill (2010), Saval (2010), Richardson (2010), Berret (2010), Lefresne (2011), Weagel (2011), Hirst (2011).
  • William Anastasi, The Cage Dialogues: A Memoir, ed. Aaron Levy, Philadelphia: Slought Books, 2011, 120 pp, PDF.
  • Peter Jaeger, John Cage and Buddhist Ecopoetics: John Cage and the Performance of Nature, Bloomsbury, 2013, EPUB.
  • Martin Iddon, New Music at Darmstadt: Nono, Stockhausen, Cage, and Boulez, Cambridge University Press, 2013, PDF.
  • David Grubbs, Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording, Duke University Press, 2014, 248 pp, ARG.
  • Branden Wayne Joseph, Experimentations: John Cage in Music, Art, and Architecture, Bloomsbury, 2016, 232 pp. [6]
  • Richard H. Brown, Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film, Oxford University Press, 2019, 256 pp, PDF. [7]

Biographies[edit]

  • David Revill, The Roaring Silence: John Cage, a Life, New York: Arcade, 1992, 375 pp; 2nd ed., rev., Skyhorse, 2014, 384 pp. [8] Reviews: Driver (1993), Brooks (1997).
  • David Nicholls, John Cage, University of Illinois Press, 2007, 144 pp. [9] Review: Perry (2008).
  • Kenneth Silverman, Begin Again: A Biography of John Cage, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010, EPUB.
  • Rob Haskins, John Cage, London: Reaktion Books, 2012, 180 pp, ARG. [10] Reviews: Delaere (2013), Sealey (2013), Shultis (2014).
  • Kay Larson, Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists, Penguin, 2012, 474 pp. Review: Ratliff (2012).

Bibliography[edit]

  • At A John Cage Compendium, eds. Paul van Emmerik with Herbert Henck and András Wilheim: A-C, D-J, K-P, Q-Z.

Links[edit]