Silence: Lectures and Writings

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Wesleyan University Press, 1961 - 276 Seiten
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John Cage is the outstanding composer of avant-garde music today. The Saturday Review said of him: “Cage possesses one of the rarest qualities of the true creator- that of an original mind- and whether that originality pleases, irritates, amuses or outrages is irrelevant.” “He refuses to sermonize or pontificate. What John Cage offers is more refreshing, more spirited, much more fun-a kind of carefree skinny-dipping in the infinite. It’s what’s happening now.” –The American Record Guide

“There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot. Sounds occur whether intended or not; the psychological turning in direction of those not intended seems at first to be a giving up of everything that belongs to humanity. But one must see that humanity and nature, not separate, are in this world together, that nothing was lost when everything was given away.”
  

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This is an unapologetically difficult book and so is often dense and frustrating. The author has intriguing ideas about the nature of art, music and the existence of silence. The uniqueness of the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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"What if I ask thirty-two questions? What if I stop asking now and then? Will that make things clear? Is communication something made clear?" (p. 41, 'Composition as Process') Having finally finished ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Experimental Music I
7
Doctrine I
13
Composition as Process I
19
CONTENTS
35
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Über den Autor (1961)

His teacher, Arnold Schoenberg, said JOHN CAGE was "not a composer but an inventor of genius." Composer, author, and philosopher, John Cage was born in Los Angeles in 1912 and by the age of 37 had been recognized by the American Academy of Arts for having extended the boundaries of music.

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