No Such Thing as Silence: John Cage's 4'33" (Icons of America)

No Such Thing as Silence: John Cage's 4'33" (Icons of America)

Kyle Gann


First played on the midpoint of the twentieth century, John Cage's '4'33', a composition conceived of with out a unmarried notice, is likely one of the such a lot celebrated and ballyhooed cultural gestures within the historical past of recent song. This booklet explains '4'33' as a different second in American tradition and musical composition.

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