John Cage's music for Marcel Duchamp
By Lucy Li
posted: 11-17-11
John Cage-ian sheet music
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If anyone can be called the Duchamp of the music world, it's probably John Cage. As the grandfather of avant garde music, he pioneered irregular meter, indeterminacy and unconventional use of musical instruments. In 1947, he composed "Music for Marcel Duchamp", and we have a performance of it in the link below. The unpredictable structure and radical selection of tones definitely echo Duchamp's sensibilities, have a listen and determine for yourself whether or not Cage's piece lives up to its title. ...Source
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