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By Peter Dickinson

John Cage used to be one in every of America's most famed composers from the Nineteen Forties until eventually his loss of life in 1992. yet he was once additionally a much-admired author and artist, and a uniquely beautiful character capable of current his principles engagingly at any place he went. As an interview topic he was once a consummate professional.
the most resource of CageTalk: Dialogues with and approximately John Cage is a panoply of bright and compulsively readable interviews given to Peter Dickinson within the overdue Nineteen Eighties for a BBC Radio three documentary. the unique BBC application lasted an hour, however the complete discussions with Cage and plenty of of the most figures hooked up with him weren't released till the 1st variation of this book.
CageTalk additionally comprises prior BBC interviews with Cage, together with ones by way of the well known literary critic Frank Kermode and paintings critic David Sylvester. And Dickinson, the editor of this quantity, contributes little-known resource fabric approximately Cage's Musicircus and Roaratorio in addition to a considerable advent exploring the a number of roles that Cage's different and difficult output performed in the course of a lot of the 20 th century and maintains to play within the early twenty-first.
except the lengthy interview with Cage himself, there are discussions with Bonnie chook, Earle Brown, Merce Cunningham, Minna Lederman, Otto Luening, Jackson Mac Low, Peadar Mercier, Pauline Oliveros, John Rockwell, Kurt Schwertsik, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Virgil Thomson, David Tudor, l. a. Monte younger, and Paul Zukovsky. lots of the interviews got to Peter Dickinson yet there are others regarding Rebecca Boyle, Anthony Cheevers, Michael Oliver, and Roger Smalley.

Peter Dickinson, British composer and pianist, is Emeritus Professor, collage of Keele and collage of London, and has written or edited a number of books approximately twentieth-century song, together with Copland Connotations [Boydell Press, 2002] and The song of Lennox Berkeley [Boydell Press, 2003].

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John Cage used to be one among America's most famous composers from the Forties till his demise in 1992. yet he was once additionally a much-admired author and artist, and a uniquely beautiful character in a position to current his principles engagingly anywhere he went. As an interview topic he was once a consummate specialist. the most resource of CageTalk: Dialogues with and approximately John Cage is a panoply of shiny and compulsively readable interviews given to Peter Dickinson within the overdue Eighties for a BBC Radio three documentary.

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