There are a lot of bots on Twitter that regularly tweet inspirational quotes or automated nonsense, but one new account is breaking through the noise. @john_cage_bot posts a random section from John Cage’s classic piece, 4’33”, every three hours. Here’s one profound example: When pianist David Tudor first performed it in 1952, Cage’s work, […]
In 1952 composer John Cage shook the music world with his most radical composition to date: 4’33”, known unofficially as “the silent piece.” Kay Larson explores its Zen-inspired lessons in her new book, Where the Heart Beats.
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