Title: questions: compositions on Cage and Ives
Music by: David Bohn,
Alexander Uriyah Boskovich,
Stephen Wilcox, &
Format: CD Audio
Catalog Number: bmc 002
1908: Charles Ives composes The Unanswered Question.
1958: John Cage delivers a lecture entitled "Communication" at Darmstadt. It consists of nothing but questions.
Nine composers were invited to create pieces reflecting on Ives and Cage, resulting in a collection of ten unique compositions, including
Psalm (Boskovich / Yannay),
Perish (James Bohn),
Fractal Construction No. 1 (Schlei),
Only An Ephemeral Coherence, Cast Forth From Inscrutable Disorder?!?!? (Kenty),
Hommage (David Bohn),
Non-Connubial Sigh (Wilcox),
RUhere (Morris), &
. . . to an unnamed beneficiary (Shockley).
The collection features performances by
Joseph Damian Foley,
Ian Greitzer, William Helmers,
Howard Kenty, Jayne Latva,
Alan Shockley, &