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Title How to get out of the cage [videorecording] : a year with John Cage / presented by Silk Road Film Salon and EuroArts ; a production of Silk Road Film Salon in co-production with EuroArts ; directed by Frank Scheffer ; produced by Jia Zhao, Dieter Gross, Frank Scheffer.

Imprint [Berlin] : EuroArts, c2012.

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Description 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series EuroArts ; 2059168
EuroArts ; 2059168.
System Details DVD; region 0, NTSC; (4:3) full screen presentation (16:9), widescreen presentation (experimental films); PCM stereo.
Language English dialogue, with optional French, German, or Japanese subtitles.
Performer Featuring John Cage ; Robert Black, contrabass ; Eberhard Blum, flute ; Iven Hausmann, trombone ; Gudrun Reschke, oboe ; John Patrick Thomas, voice ; Jan Williams, percussion (Ryoanji).
Note Running time for documentary feature is 56 minutes; total running time for experimental films is 92 minutes.
Summary Director Frank Scheffer presents a documentary based on his archival footage of time spent with composer John Cage between 1982 and 1992. Also includes experimental films.
Note Program notes in English ([11] p. : ill., ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Feature: Nachtcagetag : 24 hours of the music of John Cage, Cologne, Germany, Feb. 14 & 15th, 1987 -- Roaratorio : an Irish circus on Finnegans wake, based on the book by James Joyce, Royal Albert Hall, London, England, July 18th, 1987 -- Los Angeles Festival : L.A., USA, September 3rd-27th, 1987 -- New York : United States of America, October 3rd-7th, 1987 -- Europeras 1 & 2 : Frankfurt, Germany, November 12th & December 11th, 1987 --
Experimental films: Chessfilmnoise / directed by John Cage ; produced by Frank Scheffer (1988, 17 min.) -- Wagner's ring / FS Film & Video presents ; conceived by John Cage ; realisation, Frank Scheffer (1987, 4 min.) -- Nopera / Allegri Film presents ; a film by Frank Scheffer ; produced by Frank Scheffer (1995, 6 min.) -- Ryoanji / directed and produced by Frank Scheffer (2011, 61 min.) -- Stoperas I & II / FS Film & Video presents ; directed by Frank Scheffer ; based on Europeras I & II composed by John Cage ; a production of Opernhaus Zurich (1992, 3 min.).
Subject Cage, John.
Composers -- United States -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Aleatory music.
Subject Avant-garde (Music)
Genre/Form Feature films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Experimental films.
Short films.
Music -- Feature.
Added Author Scheffer, Frank, 1956-
Zhao, Jia.
Gross, Dieter.
Cage, John.
Black, Robert, 1956-
Blum, Eberhard, 1940-2013.
Hausmann, Iven.
Reschke, Gudrun.
Thomas, John Patrick.
Williams, Jan, 1939-
Cage, John. Ryoanji.
Opernhaus Z├╝rich.
Silk Road Film Salon.
EuroArts Music International GmbH.
FS Film & Video (Firm)
Allegri Film.
Added Title Chessfilmnoise.
Wagner's ring.
Stoperas I & II.
Standard No. 880242591685
Music No. 2059168 EuroArts