Five Seismic Moments In New Music [The Essay]

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01Robert Worby On John Cage's 4'33"20160104

Robert Worby reflects on the first performance of John Cage's 4'33".

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

01Robert Worby On John Cage's 4'33"20160104

Robert Worby reflects on the first performance of John Cage's 4'33".

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

02Sara Mohr Pietsch On The Fall Of The Berlin Wall20160105

Sara Mohr-Pietsch on the appetite in the west for eastern European music after 1989.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

02Sara Mohr Pietsch On The Fall Of The Berlin Wall20160105

Sara Mohr-Pietsch on the appetite in the west for eastern European music after 1989.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

03Ivan Hewett On Brian Eno's Music For Airports20160106

Ivan Hewett reflects on Brian Eno's creation of a new genre, which he named ambient music.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

03Ivan Hewett On Brian Eno's Music For Airports20160106

Ivan Hewett reflects on Brian Eno's creation of a new genre, which he named ambient music.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

04Sarah Walker On Steve Reich's Four Organs20160107

Sarah Walker reflects on Steve Reich's radically minimalist Four Organs.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

04Sarah Walker On Steve Reich's Four Organs20160107

Sarah Walker reflects on Steve Reich's radically minimalist Four Organs.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

05Tom Service - Where Have All The Seismic Moments Gone?20160108

Tom Service reflects on the lack of any seismic shocks in 21st-century music.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.

05Tom Service - Where Have All The Seismic Moments Gone?20160108

Tom Service reflects on the lack of any seismic shocks in 21st-century music.

Essays from leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond.