John Cage (1912-1992)

Quartets I-VIII (1976)

for chamber orchestra of forty one performers

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1976
    • Duration : 40 mn
    • Editor : Peters, New York, nº EP 66687, 1978
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 8 violins, 7 second violins, 6 violas, 5 cellos, 3 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 30 September 1976
    Location :

    États-Unis, Boston


    Performers :

    l'orchestre symphonique de Boston, direction : Seiji Ozawa (ou version pour grand orchestre).