John Cage’s stories dwell on the fuzzy edge of Zen and realism, music and poetry, where the mundane becomes unique and the boring becomes enlightening. Reload the page at the link for new ones.
To Elliott Carter. The great composer turns 100 today. Yesterday was also the 100th birthday of the late Olivier Messiaen. Two great composers born in different parts of the world just one day apart. By another strange coincidence, I have autographed scores by both of them — the only two autographed scores I own. Here’s […]