#86 | 4′33″
36:04 | Jan 22nd
mm recommended:Jan 26th
Piano music that’s just 4 minutes and 33 seconds of silence. It hit the top charts once and has a score you can buy. Fascinating episode about this important piece of music. Makes you rethink what music and sound actually means and how you experience it.
vertebrats recommended:Jan 22nd
Though I've heard this story many times in other media I invite every opportunity to listen to a story about John Cage; I find both his work and his thinking endlessly fascinating. At the end you'll have a chance to stage your very own performance of 4'33". I urge you to have an open mind and please not skip or trim out this section!
@vertebrats Magical episode. Thanks for the tip about 4’33” at the end! I was making cookies while listening, so my first act was scraping butter from a bowl, second act was prepping the blender, third act was blending. Not exactly silence, but definitely made me more aware of the sounds I make and around me.