Saturday, May 22, 2010

by musicclipoftheday

Here’s a piece that sounds different every time you hear it.

John Cage, 4’ 33” (1952)/David Tudor, piano

lagniappe

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I didn’t wish it [4′ 33″] to appear, even to me, as something easy to do or as a joke. I wanted to mean it utterly and be able to live with it.

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Until I die there will be sounds. And they will continue following my death. One need not fear about the future of music.

—John Cage

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mail

Thank you so much for this.

—Robert Ambrose (in response to an email letting him know that he and Bent Frequency were featured here)

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art beat

Tomorrow’s the last day to see the William Eggleston exhibit at Chicago’s Art Institute.

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