READING SESSION

READING SESSION

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clarinet, piano, narration by players
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Alternate Title
READING SESSION
Year Authored (or revised)
Duration (min)
8
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Composed for Barney Childs and Phillip Rehfeldt

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First Perfomance
University of Redlands, Redlands, CA 1983.
Recording
Capstone Records, CPS-8609, Society of Composers, Inc. 'Potpourri'
Text Language - Non English

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Text Source/Author
The poem “Opening the Cage,” by Edwin Morgan, is based on a quote taken from John Cage. Cage said, “I have nothing to say and I am saying it and that is poetry.”
Cage’s quote contains fourteen words which can be rearranged to create new combinations.
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Instrumentalist(s) speak or perform text
duo inst or voices
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