Tribute to John Cage, A
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- Tribute to John Cage, A
- Program Description
In this documentary-style work created by Nam June Paik and narrated by Russell Connor, works by John Cage and Paik are juxtaposed. Cage is shown performing his famous silent piece “4:33” in Harvard Square, Boston, and creating silent pieces for camera in New York City by throwing the I Ching to determine locations for spontaneous performances. One of Paik’s robot creations is pictured on the street with bystanders. Composer Alvin Lucier appears in a talk-show-style format to discuss Cage’s importance.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Documentaries and factual works
- Avant-garde (Music)
- Performing Arts
- Barzyk, Fred (Director)
- Cage, John ()
- Atwood, David (Director)
- Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006 ()
- Chicago: “Tribute to John Cage, A,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BDFA93C54114BEC9A30768DE1F6B1D4.
- MLA: “Tribute to John Cage, A.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BDFA93C54114BEC9A30768DE1F6B1D4>.
- APA: Tribute to John Cage, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BDFA93C54114BEC9A30768DE1F6B1D4