Thursday, July 25, 2013

John Cage on Silence

Avante garde composer John Cage is perhaps best known for his piece 4'33", which consists of 4 minutes and 33 seconds of silence.  In this case, the sounds of the audience's clothes rustling, or the groaning of the building settling  essentially became the piece itself.  So when John Cage has something to say about silence, it's a good idea to listen.

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