A Composer’s Journey from Concept to Experience

Peter Lieberson describes his creative journey from the high intellectualism of twelve-tone theory to a trust in the play between spontaneity and technique.

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Death and the Rebirth of Patti Smith

A series of deaths-her husband, brother and closest friend--has softened the heart of the once angry poet and singer.

John Cage on Emptiness, Silence, and Intention.

Writer and art expert Dean Rolston interviewed John Cage on the occasion of a five-day tribute at Stanford University marking the composer's 80th birthday.

John Cage on meditation and art

Alan Anderson interviews John Cage on the influence of Buddhism and meditation on his work and his life.