John Cage - Freeman Etudes

July 14, 2006 at 03:12 AM · Hi guys!

I would like to know if somebody heard about Freeman Etudes by John Cage, i'm interested especially on no.6.Anyone played it, hear it? Looking forward to your answers,


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July 14, 2006 at 04:05 AM · hey, I have a recording of these etudes. I guess the point of them is to be impossible to play (I don't understand Cage's philosophy on this, but so be it). They're actually really neat to listen to, but they all kind of sound the same.

July 18, 2006 at 04:36 AM · Greetings,

oops, didn`t see this thread. I just posted an article about them on anotehr thread which may or may not get through as a result.Doesn`t seem like many players are doing them except Irvine Arditti. Fantastic player. Attended quartet masterclasses by him when I was a kid.



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