The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown

The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown

By John Wills
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 to greatjcproject@gmail.com
4'33" isn’t about listening to nothing. It’s about listening to everything.
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The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast Episode 8
The sounds for Episode 8 are: Matthew Hamilton  -  Packaging Hall in The Capital Brewing Company (Australia) https://www.capitalbrewing.co Pui Lee. -  31st May 2020, Essex (UK) Samantha Davies. -  A Priori (UK). samanthadaviesartist.com Kaska Hempel. -  Covid Cough (UK) Carla Sayer. -  Walk Round Aberlady. (UK) Grebo Gray. -  Shopping in Belgrade Robert Rizzi. =  Night Time Meadows Wetlands. (Denmark) MIck Magic  -  Knott End Jetty (UK) https://www.reverbnation.com/magicbullet8 Plus a retrospective of favourite recordings so far.
1:05:56
June 17, 2020
The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast Episode 7
This week we are travelling to The Czech Republic, USA, Italy, Serbia, Denmark and the UK Seals, Insomnia and Beard Trimming plus many more from The Audio Box of Wonders! This weeks recordings are: Stefano Piacenti. - Saturday I Don't Go Out  (Italy) Morgan Engle. -  West Seattle 9am. (USA) Grebo Gray. -  Beard Trimming (Serbia) Robert Rizzo  Lazy Saturday Morning Wih Bees. (Denmark) Pinkie Maclure. -  Insomnia. (UK) John Wills. -  The Singing Seals at Tentsmuir Point ( UK) Matteo Muggianu. -  Restless Days. (Italy) Tomas Senkyrik. - Garden Life (Czech Republic) Chino Amobi  -  London/ Airport Music for Black Folk. (USA)
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June 3, 2020
The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast Episode 6
In this episode I will be focusing on Geophony or the sound of naturally occurring  events. Rain, thunder or the wind. How can the sound of the sea help our mental health? There's also music originated from field recordings and an extraordinary lockdown orchestra! This week's recordings are: Sonya Rademeyer  -  5 am rain   (South Africa) https://www.sonya-rademeyer.com/ Olivier Lasson  -  Silence   (France) Grebo Gray  -  A Storm In Belgrade   (Serbia) Ana Jovanovska  -  Rain Breaks  Silence of Curfew   (Macedonia) Costanza Ballerano  -  Bagno a Ripoli   (Italy) Nyckelharpa Orchestra  -  4:33   (UK) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78XyZbEPxDc Zverko Drummer  -  Missing You   (Serbia) Esterna  -  Rebecca Viora   (Italy) Olivier Lasson  -  Nr.352Gebr.Linck (France) https://lasson.bandcamp.com/
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May 27, 2020
The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast Episode 5
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)
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May 20, 2020
The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast Episode 4
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)
55:22
May 13, 2020
The Great John Cage Project- in Lockdown Podcast Episode 3
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
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May 6, 2020
The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast Episode 2
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)
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April 29, 2020
The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Podcast Episode 1
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 Please send your recorings lasting 4 minutes and 33 seconds to greatjcproject@gmail.com
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April 22, 2020
The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown Trailer
Learn more about this new exciting audio project involving people's audio recordings from all over the world during this time of lockdown.  The first show is on Earth Day 22nd April 2020 at 21:00 (GMT)
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April 16, 2020