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Cage, John [1912-1992]

If you celebrate it, it’s art, if you don’t, it isn’t. — JC

Für John Cage | vergrössern | © 2012 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Sculpture musicale [Klangcollage] — Sound collage for John Cage — [instruments: analog tape recorders operating at the same time, plus modified turntable]

[28:05] | link to mp3 | © 2008 by Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Morton Feldman and John Cage on Varèse and Webern [WBAI broadcast, 1966-67]:

[09:31] | link to mp3

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College: two hundred people reading the same book. An obvious mistake. Two hundred people can read two hundred books. — John Cage, M: Writings '67-'72

[00:09] | link to mp3

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OK, JC [Text-Komposition/Tonbandmontage] · open the project page
Klangcollage — [sculpture musicale] — Sound collage for John Cage · open the project page
101 Questions and Answers re John Cage | with George Koehler [2001] · open the project page
Uglybeautycage · Dialogue with John Cage [2002-2005] · CD1 + CD2 · Zusammenarbeit mit George Henry Koehler · open the project page
finishing Ugly/Beauty [miswordings] [2002-2013] · for voice and sound system [computer] · Dokumentation und CD in Vorbereitung
BOOK: Cageware, The Revolution of Life and Language Vol. 1 [a study on John Cage's relationship with language and literature], self-published, with contributions by Wolfram Kiepe and George Koehler, 1997
Text [PDF] · Silence/Stories (66 pages) · open the project page
ARCHIVE · in progress... unheard music archive berlin [umab] · open the project page

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Cageware · The Revolution of Life and Language Vol. 1 (1997) [a study on John Cage's relationship with language and literature] · Self-published as a DTP-venture, with contributions by Wolfram Kiepe and George Henry Koehler © 1997, 2018 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

Part one [pdf] · download [1.5 MB]
Part two [pdf] · download [1.5 MB]
Part three [pdf] · download [2.2 MB]
Part four [pdf] · download [1.0 MB]
Part five [pdf] · download [1.1 MB]
Part six [pdf] · download [368 KB]
Part seven [pdf] · download [3.4 MB] [on inquiry, contact]
Part eight [pdf] · download [3.9 MB] [on inquiry, contact]

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John Cage [a—z]

a) Action, Anarchism, Anti-Art, Alertness, Attentiveness
b) Beuys, Birds, Bloom, Buddha
c) Cage/Camus, Cage/Messiaen, Cage/Jainism, California, Calmness, Carefulness, Center/No-Center, Chance, Change, Chaos, Cheerfulness, City, Civil Disobedience, Computer, Confidence, Collaboration, Courage, Cunningham
d) Daedalus, Dance, Devotion, Diary, Discipline, Dream
e) Ecology, Empty mind, Environment/Planet, Event, Experiment
f) Feldman, Flexibility, Friendship, Flux
g) Global Village, Goldman
h) Harmony/Anarchy, Hinduism [sanatana dharma], Humor
i) I Ging, Independence, India, Interpretation
j) Jainism, Japan, Johns, Joyce
k) Kant, Kitchen, Koeln
l) Laughing, Life, Light, Live-Electronics, Los Angeles
m) MacLuhan, Macrobiotic, Moment, Momentum, Mushrooms
n) New York, Noise, Non-violence, Notation
o) Openness, Open Window
p) Perseverance, Percussion, Plants, Poetry, Prepared Piano, Presence, Process
q) Questions/Socrate
r) Radio, Rauschenberg, Reality, Repetition/No Repetition
s) Satie, Schoenberg, Silence/Sound, Silence/No Silence, Simultaneousness, Space, Suzuki
t) Thoreau, Time, Tobey, Traffic Noise, Tudor
u) Un-Intentionality, Unpredictability, Usefulness
v) Voice
w) Walking, Waste, Water, Wittgenstein, 'Without Authority'
x) Xenia
y) Yes/Ulysses
z) Zen, Zero

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Ear [Gouache on dictionary page] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Books
Cage, John · M: Writings '67-'72 (1973)
Cage, John · X: Writings '79-'82 (1983)
Cage, John · Empty Words: Writings '73-'78 (1979)
Cage, John · Silence: Lectures and Writings (1961)
Cage, John · A Year from Monday: New Lectures and Writings (1969)
Cage, John · Anarchy (2001)
Cage, John · For the Birds: John Cage in Conversation with Daniel Charles (1981)
Cage, John · The Selected Letters of John Cage. Edited by Laura Kuhn (2016)
Cage, John · Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) (2015)
Cage, John · I-VI: MethodStructureIntentionDiscipline... (Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) (1997)

Garland, Peter · Six American Composers. Bowles, Cage, Harrison, Nancarrow, Partch, Tenney (1997)
Hassan, Ihab · Liberations: new essays on the humanities in revolution (1971)
Kostelanetz, Richard · John Cage (Ex) Plain(Ed) (1996)
Kostelanetz, Richard · Conversing with Cage (1988)
Kostelanetz, Richard (and John Cage) · John Cage: Writer: Selected Texts (2000)
Metzger, Heinz-Klaus (und Rainer Riehn) Musik-Konzepte Sonderband John Cage I + II (1990, 2000)
Nicholls, David · The Cambridge Companion to John Cage (2002)
Nyman, Michael · Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond (1999)
Pritchett, James · The Music of John Cage (1996)
Perloff, Marjorie (and Charles Junkerman) · John Cage: Composed in America (1994)
Retallack, Joan (and John Cage) · Musicage: Cage Muses on Words, Art, Music (1996)
Revill, David · The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life (1992)
Silverman, Kenneth · Begin Again: A Biography of John Cage (2010)

Links
John Cage Trust · johncage.org
John Cage · Overpopulation and Art · archive.org
John Cage · Overpopulation and Art · Listen [youtube]
John Cage · Untitled Anarchist Poem · theanarchistlibrary.org
Interview with John Cage · Conducted by Paul Cummings [1974 May 2] · aaa.si.edu
johncagehpschd.tumblr.com · HPSCHD (2013)

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John Cage | Mode Records [mode 44] [Ink pen on paper] | vergrössern © 2020 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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