Nov
19
Mon 8:30 AM

Library Exhibit: Sound & Silence: John Cage Composing Himself

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When: Monday, November 19, 2012
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM  
Where: University Library, Main entryway
1970 Campus Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Contact: Clare Roccaforte   847-467-5918  
Group: University Library
Category: Fine Arts
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Drawn from the collection of correspondence, memorabilia, music scores, and other materials John Cage left to Northwestern's Music Library, this exhibit illustrates the major achievements of Cage’s life and highlights some of its less well-studied episodes—especially an early stint in Chicago when Cage was still developing what would become his unique philosophy of sound, and a series of later visits he made to the Chicago area and the Northwestern campus for residencies and musical festivals. Includes video commentaries about Cage and an audio tour.