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1. radiOM.org - Morning Concert John Cage: In Celebration of his 65th Birthday [4.328% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: John Cage: In Celebration of his 65th Birthday Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 134 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA John Cage was undoubtedly the 20th Century composer who did the most to change the definition of the word “music”. In this program dedicated to Cage's work, which first broadcast on Sept. 5, 1977, the composer's 65th birthday, Charles Amirkhanian presents a selection of Cage’s music in an attempt to dispel the popular notion that Cage’s philosophy of music is more interesting than the actual substance of his compositions. In the second half of the program Cage is heard answering a number of questions from a concert audience, in which he addresses the role of chance operations in his compositions as well as his opinions about the role of beauty in art. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Amores, for prepared piano and percussion (1943) (10:28) -- Experience No. 2, for solo voice [text by e.e. cummings] (1945-48) (4:47) -- 3 Dances, for two prepare...
2. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity John Cage (Special Edition, III of IV) [1.688% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: John Cage (Special Edition, III of IV) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 116 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian produced this special edition of his Ode To Gravity program for nationwide audiences over the NPR satellite. Amirkhanian plays a number of Cage’s compositions, including “Credo in Us” and “Roanji” as well as Cage reading from his Diary. Amirkhanian gives background on Cage, including the influence of Henry Cowell, Arnold Schoenberg and Buddhism on his music, leading into a summary of Cage's style. Cage discusses how he met filmmaker Oskar Fischinger through Galka Shire around 1935, which led him to composing music for percussion instruments. Cage relates this music to silence and Zen Buddhism, moving away from the usual motivation of "music as communication" towards "music as a means of sobering and quieting the mind, thus subjecting it to divine influences." Cage also discusses his "Credo in U...
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