Aslsp (Sketches)

Cage, John


[17] ms. pages ; 28 cm.
Holograph in ink and typescript with holograph annotations.
Includes pages of printout from one of John Cage's I Ching computer programs.
"The title is an abbreviation of 'as slow as possible.' It also refers to 'Soft morning city! Lsp!' the first exclamation in the last paragraph of Finnegans wake (James Joyce). There are eight pieces, any one of which must be omitted and any one of which must be repeated."--Notes on compositions IV in John Cage: Writer / John Cage ; sel. by Richard Kostelanetz.
John Cage Music Manuscript Collection.

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