[lit-ideas] Re: Silence

  • From: Mike Geary <jejunejesuit.geary2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 17:27:11 -0500

DMcE:

>Not on the pavement
>Not thinking about the government

Maybe not, but there's something you did,
I don't know when,
but you're doing again.
Stop it!

Mike Geary
keeping it all hid
in Memphis
On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 5:00 PM, Donal McEvoy <donalmcevoyuk@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

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> --- On *Thu, 6/5/10, Paul Stone <pastone@xxxxxxxxx>* wrote:
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> >I'm questioning why a "musician" would do what Cage did if not JUST to be
> impudent and condescending and just plain stupid, and why indeed Gann has
> done what he has. I mean, what the HELL could he be talking about for TWO
> >HUNDRED AND SEVENTY TWO PAGES that deals with 4'33" of silence?
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> Perhaps Cage realised that, despite everything, it would still always be
> the most musical of all his compositions; and it isn't to be assumed those
> 272 pages are any less blank than Buster Keaton's mien?
>
> Dnl
>  Not on the pavement
> Not thinking about the government
> Ldn
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