John Cage: The Silence Of The Music: 100 Years

John Cage: The Silence Of The Music: 100 Years

  • Publish Date: 2012-02-15
  • Binding: Paperback
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John Cage: The Silence of the Music was originally written in the passage of the year 2000 by the Brazilian composer Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta, as a celebration of ninety years of John Cage, his great friend, and ten years of his death. Fully revised for the hundred years of the great American composer, the book has more than seven hundred pages, almost one hundred and fifty illustrations and photographs, many rare and unpublished. It is a magical journey through Cages universe, revealing not only his music and his ideas, but also who he was as a human being, his relations with the world, his dreams. The book also has texts by Lucrezia De Domizio, the legendary Baroness Durini, one of the most important figures in contemporary art of the twentieth century; with an essay by the great French philosopher of music Daniel Charles, old friend of Cage; with rare images by various photographers, among them Roberto Masotti, great friend of Cage; an unpublished photographic essay by Flavio Matangrana, also known as Matangra, on John Cage at the International Biennale of Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1985; an autobiographical statement by John Cage; a list of his compositions, his books, as well as of the books written about him. John Cage: The Silence of the Music is integrated in the various celebrations all over the world of John Cages one hundred years. It is being sold at its cost.

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