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Ten O'Clock News; John Cage

10/25/1988

Composer John Cage creates a live musical performance event on WGBH radio's “Chamberworks.” "Chamberworks" host Bill Cavness introduces the piece and invites listeners to call in and become part of it. Cage sits in the booth and takes calls. Interview with Cage on the acceptance and understanding of his enigmatic, elusive work. Musicians play as part of the live musical performance. Interview with musicians on playing pieces composed by Cage.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

John Cage

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:03:08

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Radio stations
Musicians
Music
Cage, John
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Cage, John (Interviewee)
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; John Cage,” 10/25/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E2607A826F346919F0CF403AC08132A.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; John Cage.” 10/25/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E2607A826F346919F0CF403AC08132A>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; John Cage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E2607A826F346919F0CF403AC08132A
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