Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Happy Birthday, John Cage!

If John Cage were still alive, we'd be celebrating his 95th birthday today. Several performing organizations have taken this date to produce interesting programs, so if you're in New York tonight, head over to the Kitchen and see Avant Media's concert that includes one of my favorite Cage scores, Four6. Since the Musicircus was enough concert organizing for me for this year, I'll mark the occasion with this simple video featuring one of the most interesting and underrated composers of the generation following Cage's, James Tenney, playing a bit of the Sonatas and Interludes:

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