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Silence : lectures and writings

Author: John Cage
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cage, John.
Silence.
Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, 1961
(OCoLC)651952414
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cage
ISBN: 0819560286 9780819560285
OCLC Number: 1175426
Description: xii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Manifesto --
The future of music: Credo --
Experimental music --
Experimental music: Doctrine --
Composition as process. I. Changes ; II. Indeterminacy ; III. Communication --
Composition. To describe the process of composition used in music of changes and imaginary landscape no. 4 ; To describe the process of composition used in music for piano 21-52 --
Forerunners of modern music --
History of experimental music in the United States --
Erik Satie --
Edgard Varèse --
Four statements on the dance. Goal: new music, new dance ; Grace and clarity ; In this day ... ; 2 pages, 122 words on music and dance --
On Robert Rauschenberg, artist, and his work --
Lecture on nothing --
Lecture on something --
45' for a speaker --
Where are we going? and What are we doing? --
Indeterminacy --
Music lovers' field companion.
Responsibility: by John Cage.

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