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John Cage Piano

By Larson Associates

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Celebrate John Cage's 100th birthday by playing the John Cage Piano app on your iPad. One of the many ingenious innovations of American composer/writer/artist John Cage was his creation of the "prepared piano", in which he placed objects beneath and between the strings of a grand piano to create an entirely new instrument.

The sounds of John Cage's prepared piano are now available for you to play on your iPad with this innovative app. Play meticulously sampled sounds of a piano prepared with the actual materials used by John Cage in the preparations for his Sonatas and Interludes (1946-48) as sampled under the supervision of the John Cage Trust.

What's New in Version 1.01

Bug fixes. io7 compatibility.

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Customer Reviews

John started it all

This app offers a very straight forward look into the prepared piano that John pioneered . Now it's time to make this a full on instrument unto it's self so give us a sample option as well as a pattern sequencer that can quantize these noises and organize them into songs and then send them to anything else as an inter app player . It's time! Please! Peace Christo

Fun App, just needs tweak

This app captures the essence of Cage, however like ALL audio apps, it MUST be Audiobus compatible to make it relevant. It would be so much fun to incorporate Cage like sounds and textures into any recording stream. Please make this more than just a stand alone app. You'll sell more apps!

too cool

The auto bus would be nice. But this is just too cool!!!!!!!!

John Cage Piano
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Music
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  • Version: 1.01
  • Size: 26.4 MB
  • Languages: English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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