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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. One of the questions Cage asked in "Composition as Process--3" was if anyone had seen this man lately?
(a) David Tudor.
(b) Arnold Schoenberg.
(c) Meister Eckhardt.
(d) Christian Wolff.

2. What composer wrote "Klavierst├╝cke XI"?
(a) Ottorino Respighi.
(b) Nikolai Medtner.
(c) Manuel de Falla.
(d) Karlheinz Stockhausen.

3. How long had Erik Satie been dead when Cage wrote an essay about him?
(a) Over 30 years.
(b) Over 10 years.
(c) Over 50 years.
(d) Over 100 years.

4. What composer wrote "Duo II for Pianists"?
(a) Earle Brown.
(b) Morton Feldman.
(c) Julius Eastman.
(d) Christian Wolff.

5. What group asked Cage whether the American avant-garde followed the same direction as the European one?
(a) The Germans.
(b) The Polish.
(c) The Belgians.
(d) The Austrians.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Cage's essay, Erik Satie said he was tired of dying of what?

2. In what state was "Composition: To Describe the Process of Composition Used in 'Music for Piano'" first printed in English?

3. What did Cage question about Erik Satie?

4. Who does Cage thank at the end of his foreword?

5. What male author did Cage ask Dr. Suzuki about at dinner?

(see the answer key)

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