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Published on Mar 5, 2012
Wonderful centennial presentation of the music and ideas of John Cage who was born in 1912 (died 1992). I filmed three videos on my ipad2 to show the fantastic collections of musical moments collected together and organised by Stephen Montague, Alex Julyan, Roalnd Taylor and Gail Seres-Woolfson. Many musicians took part and here is a selection of them: Valerie Reid and Catherine Carter - Mezzo Sopranos, Michael Finnissy and Johannes Mnich - Pianos, Darragh Morgan - violin, Nancy Ruffer - flutes, Pentagon Brass, Kate Ryder - toy pianos, Ursula John - viola, Giulia Rettore - Harp, clapping twins: Alice Mackenzie & Flora Wellesley-Wesley, Caspar Gronk - musical saw & autoharp., Litha Efthymiou - acoustic guitar, ENO Community Choir conducted by Rachel Dawson, Roland Taylor, Edward Gardner, Langham Research Centre electronics - Robert Worby, Philip Tagney, Iain Chambers, Chris Brannick, Richard Benjafield - percussion, ENO Opera Works dinner party and Anita Mackenzie Mills, Sxip Shirey - Prepared & found sound objects, London Soundpainting Orchestra conducted byDiego Ghymers, Lachele Carl, Mark Fitzgerald, Josee Meredith - actors.