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Re: [ARSCLIST] John Cage's "4'33" Is This Week's iTunes Discovery Download
But I protest! The piece is three movements, the first being 30
seconds, and they posted an anonymous 1:45 - equal lengths for the
three movments (the other two cost 99 cents each) so in the midst of
pulling an april fools joke early, they made fools of themselves!
Ha ha, but I now have a free "song" downloaded.
Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio
On Mar 31, 2009, at 2:14 PM, Randal Baier wrote:
It's even better with print through.
Interesting/Funny story today on Pitchfork Media news: http://
Tuesday, March 31 John Cage's "4'33" Is This Week's iTunes
Discovery Download Haha
This week's iTunes "Discovery Download" is the first "movement" of
John Cage 's legendary 1952 piece "4'33". How cool is that?
For those of you who might not be familiar with "4'33": Yes, it is
supposed to be completely silent. iTunes offers a helpful
explanation on the download page, but I can only imagine how many
people are being baffled by it at this very moment.
Hats off to the joker who wrote in the customer reviews, "It's
great that iTunes is offering free John Cage, but they should have
really offered the remastered version. The difference is plain to
Posted by Amy Phillips on March 31, 2009 at 1:15 p.m.