Nothing to Say, and Saying It Again

This Thursday, December 9, at 7 PM, I’ll be giving a talk, “The Silences of John Cage,” based on my 4’33” book, at the Unsound Lounge, presented by the Goethe Institute, 5 East 3rd St. between Bowery and 2nd Ave. in New York City. Hope to see some of you there. 



  1. says

    it occurred to me recently while reading thomas merton that john cage might well have read max picard’s book > at some point.
    one wonders

  2. says

    i checked citation ; it’s a photo finish (both 4’33” & this book 1952)
    PICARD, Max
    The World of Silence
    (Regnery : 1952 ; translated from DIE WELT DES SEBWEIGENS [1948])
    happy 1.1.11!