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Saluting John Cage

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The avant garde composer and maestro of silence, chance and indeterminacy would have been 100 years old this week. We celebrate his legacy with a mixture of songs, live performances of his work, and interviews with the man himself. John Cage exerted tremendous influence on experimental music in the 20th century: through pieces like "4'33," he redefined silence, sound, and what it means to listen. Best known for his difficult and provocative work, he also composed pieces of stunning beauty and simplicity. We have it all for you today.
The avant garde composer and maestro of silence, chance and indeterminacy would have been 100 years old this week. We celebrate his legacy with a mixture of songs, live performances of his work, and interviews with the man himself. John Cage exert...
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