Posts Tagged: john cage

Swinging Modern Sounds #84: Music for Spaceships

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Perhaps space is an inevitable resting place for music of this kind, because time is completely different when conceived of in the vastness of space, and not only because of relativity.

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The Rumpus Interview with Roarke Menzies

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Musician and producer Roarke Menzies talks about his debut album, Shapes, and about his inspirations for making music.

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John Cage’s Diary

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Late composer and writer John Cage’s diary is being published in late October. John Cage: Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) contains Cage’s stories and memories as well as writings on philosophy and politics. Cage often wrote in random type fonts, sizes, and colors, which is reflected in the […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Frederic Rzewski

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Composer Frederic Rzewski talks about his masterpiece The People United Will Never Be Defeated, writing and playing classical music, and performing his music in an unusual venue—a fish market.

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