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Description

Create a performance of John Cage's 4' 33" and share the results with the world. Listen to the more than 2,500 performances that have already been created.

What's New

Version 1.05

Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

Wonderful teaching tool!

LilbitOfHarmony

I have been using this in my 3rd through 8th grade music classrooms to have guided discussions about how different "silence" can sound in different parts of the world. Everyday at the beginning of class we listen to a recording. It inspires their imagination as they try to come up with the location of the recording before i tell them. They also pause to think about what is going on in the world at that particular moment in that particular place. The older students extend these thoughts by adding some background information such as: how does the culture influence the sounds within this "silence?" I have been amazed at some of the things they come up with!!!

Fascinating!

BetaDave

It seems like such a simple thing. A four minute and thirty three second musical score with no notes. It sounds like Seinfeld's "show about nothing". But it's more than that. Read the background info to get some context. Listen to one of the recordings. It's like a glimpse into four minutes and thirty three seconds of someone's life. Then make your own recording. That's when it gets interesting. It becomes a meditation, a challenge, a performance.

So much nothing. But more.

Unexpected and Clever!

S.F.Edwards

So much joy in listening to people around the world share their lives. Would like to be able to save a list of favourites to a separate library, or some kind of playlist for later listening.

Information

Seller
Larry Larson
*WEA.AppPages.Size*
67 MB
Category
Music
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© John Cage Trust
Price
$0.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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