Music Articles

John Cage, 4'33", and Experimental
Music in 1950s America
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by Melissa Fallon



Kostelanetz, Richard. Conversing With Cage. New York: Routledge, 2003.

Kostelanetz, Richard. John Cage Explained. New York: Schirmer Books, 1996.

Nicholls, David. John Cage. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2007.

Pritchett, James. The Music of John Cage. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Revill, David. The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life. New York: Arcade Publishing, 1993.

Shultis, Christopher. Silencing the Sounded Self: John Cage and the American Experimental Tradition. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1998.

Journal Articles

Cage, John, Kirby, Michael, and Schehner, Richard. "An Interview with John Cage." The Tulane Drama Review 10, no. 2 (Winter, 1965): 50-72.

Metzger, Heinz-Klaus and Pepper, Ian. "John Cage, or Liberated Music." October 82 (Autumn, 1997): 48-61.

Parsons, Michael. "Systems in Art and Music". The Musical Times 17, no. 1604. (October 1976): 815-818.

Van Der Braak, Andre. "Zen Spirituality in a Secular Age: Charles Taylor and Zen Buddhism in the West." Studies in Spirituality 18 (2008), 39-60.

About the Author:
Melissa Fallon graduated in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from California State University, Fresno. She is currently pursuing a Social Sience Single Subject Teaching Credential from Fresno State.
One of her favorite quotations is: "Keep an open mind, but not so open that your brain falls out." -Anonymous.

Article Source:
This is from Melissa's research paper for History 179T at Fresno State dated May 16, 2012.

Editorial Note:
I am proud to call Melissa Fallon my daughter.

September 15, 2012

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