Music Made of Listening: John Cage and 4'33"
- Extra Reading
Musicians make sounds - that much, you’d have thought, is obvious! Yet more than the sounds they make, it’s the choices that musicians are making about how and when to play that really matter - choices that are made through listening.
John Cage is a composer who revolutionised 20th century music through the choices he has made. This lecture will explore Cage’s music, focusing on his most famous piece 4’33”. This will be then followed by an interview with pianist and composer Rolf Hind.
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