Third Coast Percussion: John Cage

Explore John Cages music in a whole new way with this new app designed by Third Coast Percussion.The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of Cages birth. Musicians, artists, and fans around the world are celebrating this momentous occasion. Third Coast Percussion, a Chicago-based ensemble, is commemorating the centenary by releasing an album of Cages percussion music on Mode Records. The four musicians of Third Coast Percussion designed this iPhone app with Joseph Genden to give everyone a chance to perform Cages music.John Cage was one of the most extraordinary musicians, artists, and philosophers of the 20th century. His music and his writings have had a tremendous impact on art and the avant-garde both at home in the United States and abroad. As a young man, Cage dedicated himself to writing music for percussion instruments, organizing some of the first classical music concerts for only percussion instruments.Cage wrote Quartet, his first piece for percussionists, in 1935. The piece can be performed with any instruments or sounds. With this app, you can choose from a catalogue of sounds from Cages percussion music or record your own sounds to create your own custom version of the piece.Features:-sampled sounds from Third Coast Percussions upcoming DVD/CD of John Cages percussion music-ability to record your own sounds-playback the 4th movement of John Cages Quartet with your selection of the sampled sounds, or your own custom-recorded sounds-info about John Cage and his music
Price USD 0
License Free
File Size 8.6 MB
Version 1.1.0
Operating System iOS
System Requirements Compatible with iPod Touch (3rd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.