49 Waltzes for the Five Boroughs

49 Waltzes for the Five Boroughs


From time to time

We organize live events where groups can meet up and explore the piece together.

Next Up:

Wednesday June 21st - Make Music NY

Interested in organizing your own listening event? Send us an email at submit@49waltzes.com and we'll help spread the word

June 21st - Annually
Make Music New York

Each year we partner with Make Music New York to encourage people to listen around the city. The links below will take you to a random waltz that includes submissions from each year.

2015 | 2014 | 2013

September 5 - 2013
John Cage's 101st Birthday

Randy Gibson's 101 Tones For John Cage - documented by Gibson, Eleonor Sandresky, and Drew Blumberg

First Movement - Waltz 18

Second Movement - Waltz 49

Third Movement - Waltz 31

Fourth Movement - Waltz 17

Fifth Movement - Waltz 42

Sixth Movement - Waltz 9

Seventh Movement - Waltz 26

May 3 + 4 - 2013
John Cage's HPSCHD

In collabortion with Issue Project Room, Darmstadt Classics of The Avant Garde, Eyebeam, and the Electronic Music Foundation we invited attendees to document John Cage's legendary Gesamtkunstwerk HPSCHD as it was performed at what happened to be the first "beat" of Waltz 12.

HPSCHD at Waltz 12

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