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Re: OT Now We Will Hear Freedom

Rick Walker wrote:

> The brilliance of 4'33" is that Cage is asking the listener to listen to 
> the entire
> world as potential musical sources.    The audiences reactions, coughs, 
> chair
> fidgeting, etc.  IS the music in 4'33".

afaik the score actually specifies that the performer should open
doors and windows to maximise the incidental sounds

odd that it's known as a silent piece