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A Better Silence – John Cage and copyright

Everybody knows that John Cage, the avant-garde composer, invented silence in 1952, with his famous piece 4’33”, which was premiered on 29 August of that year. 4’33” consists of a musician (or musicians), not playing their instruments for four minutes and 33 seconds, and was intended as an ambient experience rather than four minutes and … Continue reading