John Cage (1912-1992)

Song Books (1970)

solos for voices n°1 to 92, for an unspecified number of voices, theatrical action, with or without electronics

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1970
    • Duration: 27 mn
    • Publisher: Peters, New York, nº 6806A (Solos 3-58) et 6806B (Solos 59-92), 1970
    • Dedication: pour Cathy Berberian et Simone Rist
Detailed formation
  • unspecified solo female voice

Premiere information

  • Date: 26 October 1970

    France, Paris, Theâtre de la Ville


    Cathy Berberian, Simone Rist et John Cage.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device: dispositif électronique non spécifié (ad lib.)