Date Composed in 1952. Premiered in Black Mountain, N.C., Summer, 1952.
Ensemble Type Variable
Work Length Indeterminate
Instrumentation For an indeterminate number of performers, potentially involving music, dance, poetry, film etc.
Comments This work, often cited as the first Happening, was arranged by John Cage, and including poetry by M.C. Richards and Charles Olson, as well as a film by Nicholas Chernovitch, and was performed by Cage, Richards, Olson, and Chernovitch, as well as R. Buckminster Fuller, Merce Cunningham, and Robert Rauschenberg.