A performance by William Marx of John Cage’s 4’33 & Audience Response…

 

 

Uploaded on Dec 15, 2010

A performance by William Marx of John Cage’s 4’33.
Filmed at McCallum Theatre, Palm Desert, CA.

Composer John Adams wrote the following in The New York Times review of Mr. Cage’s new biography, “The Zen of Silence” :
“John Cage….prodded us to reevaluate how we define not only music but the entire experience of encountering art.”
Read the complete review of Kenneth Silverman’s book:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/books/review/Adams-t.html?_r=2&ref=john_cage&

To see reaction of the audience after the filming: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8lXRusTpY4

Uploaded on Dec 19, 2010

A few reactions to the performance by William Marx of
John Cage’s 4’33”. Filmed immediately following the performance
at the McCallum Theatre, Palm Desert, CA.

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