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“John Cage is one of the composers most associated with minimalism. He’s a kind of pioneer, not just in music, but also for the arts, and for philosophy as well. In the 1940s and 1950s, he had already cultivated an interest in Zen philosophy. He experimented with these forms of emptiness in art that were very radical at the time.” Read more...
Kyle Chayka, Art Historians, Critics & Curator
“Silence is one of the great music books. Purely on a literary level, there’s something about Cage’s style which is tremendously unique.” Read more...
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Alex Ross, Musicians, Music Critics & Scholar
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