A Year from Monday: New Lectures and Writings

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Wesleyan University Press, Oct 20, 2010 - Music - 179 pages
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Includes lectures, essays, diaries and other writings, including "How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."
  

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these writings are alarmingly prophetic, and his poetry is beautiful and inventive. Read full review

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sounds aren't people, they're sounds, silly! Read full review

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Contents

DIARY HOW TO IMPROVE THE WORLD YOU WILL ONLY MAKE MATTERS WORSE 1965
3
DIARY EMMA LAKE MUSIC WORKSHOP 1965
21
SERIOUSLY COMMA
26
HAPPY NEW EARS
30
TWO STATEMENTS ON IVES
36
MOSAIC
43
DIARY AUDIENCE 1966
50
DIARY HOW TO IMPROVE THE WORLD YOU WILL ONLY MAKE MATTERS WORSE CONTINUED 1966
52
NAM JUNE PAIK A DIARY
89
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
91
JUILLIARD LECTURE
95
LECTURE ON COMMITMENT
112
RHYTHM ETC
120
HOW TO PASS KICK FALL AND RUN
133
TALK I
141
DIARY HOW TO IMPROVE THE WORLD YOU WILL ONLY MAKE MATTERS WORSE CONTINUED 1967
145

26 STATEMENTS RE DUCHAMP
70
JASPER JOHNS STORIES AND IDEAS
73
MIRO IN THE THIRD PERSON 8 STATEMENTS
85
AFTERWORD
163
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About the author (2010)

Composer, author, and philosopher, JOHN CAGE was born in Los Angeles in 1912 and by the age of 37 had been recognized by the American Academy of Arts and Letters for having extended the boundaries of music. Cage composed hundreds of works in his career, many depending on chance procedures for their structure and performance. His books include Silence(1961), A Year from Monday(1967), M(1973), Empty woods(1979), X(1983), MUSICAGE(1996), and I-VI(1997). John Cage died in 1992 at the age of 79.

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