Decoding John Cage - The Ultimate Symbol of the 20th Century Revolution in Music
Manheim, Frank T., (2014, April 14) Decoding John Cage - The Ultimate Symbol of the 20th Century Revolution in Music. View from the Audience, MusicWeb International;http://www.musicweb-international.com/classrev/2014/Apr14/Cage_decoded.htm
6 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2021
Date Written: April 14, 2014
There are clues in American composer, John Cage’s history that explain his confident obscurantism. The unexplained riddle is why it brought him acclaim from the intellectual and cultural establishment.
Keywords: Aleatoric music, obscurantism, I Ching, cultural idolatry, artistic acclaim, Cage
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