×
Rhapsody App for
Rhapsody International, Inc.
Four Walls by John Cage
Released: Jan 1989
Label: Tomato Records
Written for friend and collaborator Merce Cunningham in 1944, Four Walls was all but forgotten until pianist Richard Bunger's revival. The sparse, Satie-like movements (Cage used only the white keys) depict a family's spiraling madness. The piano itself descends downward, resonating with a horrible sound hinting at expressionism and pointing to the post-war era.
Daphne Carr
Rhapsody app on your desktop or mobile device.

Get 3 months of Rhapsody for $1 and listen to millions of songs.

Available on iOS, Android, Windows and Web.