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http://movingpoems.com/poet/john-cage/

A  compelling animation of a visual poem, one of John Cages’s mesostics, by Federica Cristiani. She writes: 

 

In this video I try to create a perfect balance between music and video.

The letters appear following the beat of the music. My purpose is to create a perfect synesthesia within sound and typography.

 

This particular text was also included in a musical composition for solo voice, Sixty-Two Mesostics Re Merce Cunningham.

This particular text was also included in a musical composition for solo voice, Sixty-Two Mesostics Re Merce Cunningham.

SOUNDS LIKE SILENCE~John Cage's 4'33"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTEFKFiXSx4

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/boo...

 

To see reaction of the audience after the filming:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8lXRu...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2wtmQkvX7A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2q67baGA8s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O--VJ5BH2u8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prseyHGgsVs-DREAM

John Cage - Dream.mp3