Music Made of Listening: John Cage and 4'33"

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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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This event was on Mon, 11 Feb 2019

Tom Service

Tom Service

Professor of Music

Professor Tom Service was Gresham Professor of Music in 2019

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Rolf Hind

Rolf Hind is a world-renowned pianist and composer.

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