JOHN CAGE (1912-1992): The Complete John Cage Edition, Vol. 2 - Atlas Eclipticalis for Chamber Ensemble with Winter Music for 3 Pianos (live, Dec. 11, 1983 - The New Performance Group; John Cage), Atlas Eclipticalis for Orchestra (live, Feb. 26, 1988 - Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra, Hartt Contemporary Players, Arditti Quartet; Melvin Strauss), Winter Music for 20 Pianos (The Callithumpian Consort; Stephen Drury).
Catalogue Number: 03I085
Description: This is the first CD appearance of Mode's second 4-LP set of Cage's music. The orchestral version of Atlas recorded here uses 88 players - a feat of organization not likely to be soon repeated. The "20-piano" version of Winter Music uses three pianos overdubbed. Original and extra notes included. 3 CDs.