John Cage’s Water Walk

It sure is great to be around today and have those massive, individual, video-sharing websites. There’s a lot of crap out there on places like YouTube, but there are a lot of lovely things out there I would never have seen otherwise.

I came across a recording of an appearance of experimental composer John Cage. I learned a few things about this guy in my last semester of music theory in college, and I just had to see this guy in action. This was lots of fun to watch. A friend of mine described this video as “a punch to the balls of music theory.” It was both funny (because of the comments from the interviewer) and educational. Test the limits; explore the boundaries.

This was way cooler than 4’33”.

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