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ARTH A640 John Cage Nexus - Music, Image, Text

This guide provides resources for students studying John Cage's works.

The 2013 John Cage Festival website features videos of performances of Cage musical works, accompanied by program notes (see the festival program). The program notes are an accessible way to learn more about the performances, chance music, stage props, humor, and choreography, without being an expert in music. 

Some of the most exciting Cage works were written for percussion. You can watch the NPR Tiny Desk Concert of So Percussion performing works by Cage, and inspired by Cage.

Many incredible sound recordings of John Cage works are available via our subscription to DRAM, a special streaming sound collection that features important American music works. The liner notes that accompany most recordings are rich with information you can use for research purposes.

**If off campus, make sure you're logged into the VPN in order to listen to DRAM**

In IUCAT, you can view several streaming videos of Cage, consisting of interviews, performances, and more.