John Cage (1912-1992)

Europera 5 (1991)

For two singers, piano, tape machine operator, and lighting technician

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1991
    • Duration: 60 mn
    • Publisher: Peters, New York, nº EP 67405, 1991
Detailed formation
  • solo soprano, solo tenor, piano, conductor

Premiere information

  • Date: 12 April 1991

    États-Unis, Buffalo, Slee Hall, State University of New York


    Martha Herr : soprano, Gary Burgess : ténor, Yvar Mikhashoff : piano, Jan Williams : victrola avec 78 tours, Don Matz : 'Truckera' tape.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device: sons fixés sur support, dispositif multimédia (vidéo, lumière) (bande truckera, phonographe : victrola)