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Four American Composers: John Cage, Robert Ashley, Meredith Monk, Philip Glass

Alternative title
4 American Composers
Synopsis
A series of four programmes of performances by ‘avant-garde’ musicians from New York: John Cage, Meredith Monk, Philip Glass and Robert Ashley. The programmes are preceeded and followed by short recordings of comments by a variety of people including Peter Greenaway on the influence of each musician and some of the issues raised.
Series
Four American Composers, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1984
Uses
Students of contemporary music.*
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Ashley, Robert (1930-); Cage, John; contemporary music; Glass, Philip; Monk, Meredith; music - American

Credits

Director
Peter Greenaway
Producer
Revel Guest

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£32.92
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
220 minutes

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Transatlantic Films

Distributor

Name

absolut MEDIEN

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
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