CHEAP IMITATION (CRAMPS RECORDS)
Format: 180 gram inside pocket gatefold LP with printed inner. Recorded at Mills College in Oakland, CA in March 1976, this LP represents one of the very few examples of John Cage performing his own work.
Actually written in 1969, Cheap Imitation, composed for solo piano, is based on Erik Satie's symphonic drama "Socrate".
An example of one of Cage's indeterminate pieces, here Satie's "Socrate" undergoes a series of variations based on the random extraction of hexagrams from the I-Ching.
Inside pocket gatefold sleeve with liner notes.