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Re: A cut-up.
9/13/2008 8:36 AM
Kyle Neufeld (803) wrote:
" in the late 1940s, Cage came to the idea of chance-controlled music, which he started composing in 1951. The I Ching, an ancient Chinese classic text on changing events, became Cage's standard composition tool for the rest of his life."
I wouldn't be so sure about your statement on the randomness of Cage's music. If wikipedia can be believed, his music actually was random. And probably just about unlistenable. Honestly, who's listened to 4'33 more than once?