4:33 is a silent composition by American experimental composer John Cage emphasising the sounds of the listener's environment while it is performed. Contributors from around the world share their 4:33 recordings in the Coronavirus era firstname.lastname@example.org 4'33" isn’t about listening to nothing. It’s about listening to everything.
We are visiting South Africa, Romania, Italy, Spain and the UK.
There are things of beauty in store and news of a relaxation in the lockdown rules. Intriguing......?
The recordings in this episode are from:
Adam Bolton. - Litter Picking in Margate (ENGLAND)
Prema Howard. - Simpson Loan Edinburgh (SCOTLAND)
Lee Bratley. - Lockdown Nature (ENGLAND)
Hashtag Black Noise - Abstracted Sonic Environment (SOUTH AFRICA)
Rebecca Viore - Interna (ITALY)
Carmel Ward - Taxidermy, Sparrowhawk, Blairgowrie (SCOTLAND)
Cherry Adam. - Barcelona During the Weekend (SPAIN). Website : cherryadam.com
Gordon Kelso. - Peaceful Farmhouse Landscape (SCOTLAND)
Catalina Gubandru. - 4:33 Lockdown Silence (ROMANIA) Website : catalinagubandru.weebly.com
Aaren Also Ascends. - Aura (ITALY)
The recordings in this episode are:
Irca Solza Novosibirsk, Siberia. (Russia)
Jane Houston Green Swinton Mill (Scotland)
Carmel Ward 20.00 Thurs 30 April 2020 Blairgowrie (Scotland)
Pilot Not Flying Coffin Walk 6am (Scotland)
Roberto Rizzi In the Forest with Woodpecker (Denmark)
Lisa Matson Lincoln Park, Puget Sound Seattle (USA)
Mikolaj Sikorski Street in Leszno (Poland)
Christopher Kelso School Teacher Working Remotely(Scotland)
Hannah Ashwell 20 Fisherrow Harbour on a Breezy Saturday (Scotland)
Chris Etchells Winchcombe (England)
Welcome to episode 3 of The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast where people share recordings of their environment lasting 4 minutes and 33 seconds in the spirit of John Cage's composition '4:33' a meditation on the impossibility of silence. Welcome to episode 2 of The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast where people share recordings of their environment lasting 4 minutes and 33 seconds in the spirit of John Cage's composition '4:33' a meditation on the impossibility of silence.
In this episode I'll be looking at the use of sound and silence in protest and discover how the sound of jet aircraft aids the Coyote.
The recordings are from:
Tony Fischer - Holloway, London
Grigoria Vryttia. - Drawing in Athens, Greece
Wayne Goodchild - 26th April, Armenia, Colombia
Linda Stewart. - Tentsmuir Forest with Bearded Collie. Fife, Scotland
Ian MacMillan. - South Wing of St Thomas’ Hospital, London
Alessandra Cesano. - Garden in Southern Italy
Grebo Gray. - Election Protest, Belgrade, Serbia
Dong Zhou. - Recording from Hamburg Window, Germany
Ruth Frampton - Scartho, N.E. Lincs, UK - recorded on Earth day 2020
UBU Kung. - OMG (Duppy Dubplate) London/UAE
Welcome to episode 2 of The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast where people share recordings of their environment lasting 4 minutes and 33 seconds in the spirit of John Cage's composition '4:33' a meditation on the impossibility of silence.
In this episode I'll be looking at the concept of Deep Listening and the recordings come from:
Jacopo Andreini - Firenze Avenue in Rush Hour. Florence (Italy)
Jenny Jeffreys. - Easter Sunday in a rural Cambridgeshire garden (England)
Pascalle Burton. - You Can't Stop Progress - Brisbane (Australia)
Louise Giblin. - 9 Breiwick Road - Shetland. (Scotland)
German Navarro. - Granada. (Spain)
Andrea Zingoni. - Monday 13, 2020. Afternoon, Tuscany (Italy)
Pilot Not Flying. - 4:33 (Scotland)
Donald McCormick. - Hard Graft. (Scotland)
Clare Louise Roberts. - Lockdown Outside Sounds. (England)
Carol Ella. - Saddleworth Moor. (England)
This weeks pieces are:
George Futcher. - Princess Street, Edinburgh.
Grebo Gray. - A Central Street in Belgrade.
Helen Ella. - Church Bells from France.
John O Dwyer. - A Garden in Ireland.
Richard Ingram -. 'Inbound' (Cellardyke Harbour, Scotland).
Richard Youell. - A Passing Thunderstorm in England.
Jonn Panther. - A Motorway from a Balcony in Australia.
Mike Ridge. - Water and Radio from England.
Stefano Piacenti. - A very Atmospheric Piece from Italy.
Robert Rizzi. - Fieldfares flocking in Denmark
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