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Work Title
Radio Music
Composed in 1956. Premiered in New York, May 30, 1956.
Ensemble Type
Work Length
6 minutes
To be performed as a solo or ensemble for 1-8 performers, each at one radio.
Radio Music was composed using chance operations. The score indicates 56 different frequencies between 55 and 156 kHz, notated with numbers, not on conventional staves (as in Imaginary Landscape No. 4). Cage indicates that the work is in 4 sections, to be programmed by the player(s), with or without intervening silences.
Peters Edition EP 6783 (set of parts)