It's the oboes that really brought life to the performance, don't you think?
September 22, 2007 6:03 PM Subscribe
posted by flapjax at midnite (126 comments total)
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John Cage's 4
" has been discussed previously
on MeFi, but you might've missed the full orchestral version
4'33" has shown itself to be a hugely influential work if only for the fact that so many people know
of it. The piece is often referenced in MeFi comments, sometimes appearing in unrelated or only tangentially related threads. Here's a small sampling:
, and immediately following sotonohito's comment in that thread, languagehat
and more, in what turns into a lively discussion of this still controversial
piece of music.