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Scholars Day 2007, Wednesday, April 11

American Musical Mavericks: John Cage - Is Silence the Answer?

Mr. Cage was the leading musical philosopher in the 20th century. Many consider him to be a great composer and even more talk of Mr. Cage as a musical charlatan. This talk will examine the life, influences and musical compositions of John Cage and an in depth discussion of 4’33” – the “silent sonata”.

Presenter: Gregory Ketchum (Faculty)
Topic: Music
Location: Hartwell Dance Theatre
Time: 2:30 pm (Session IV)