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33 1/3 (1969)

By John Cage

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8-12 turntables, amplifiers, pairs of speakers, and at least 300 randomly selected 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records
Composed by John Cage (1912-1992). John Cage. Modern. Sheet Music. Composed 1969. Duration indeterminate duration. Edition Peters #EP68309. Published by Edition Peters (PE.EP68309).

Item Number: PE.EP68309

The principal event of John Cage's residency at the University of California at Davis was the premiere of 33-1/3 on November 21, 1969, as part of Mewantemooseicday, a day-long series of perfornmances, film showings, and readings.

Cage comments on 33-1/3 as follows: In 1969, at the University of California, Davis, I arranged an event called 33-1/3 which consisted of an auditorium with eight sound systems ... the 'audience' was the performers. Without them nothing was heard.

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