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``Unsilencing{''} the Silence: Unacknowledged Silent Pieces

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Author(s):
Borges Pena, Eder Wilker [1]
Total Authors: 1
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista, Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: OPUS; v. 26, n. 3 SEP-DEC 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

The following work seeks to restore from obscurity three silent pieces of music that predate John Cage's 4 ` 33 `' and establish the reasons why they have not been acknowledged as being the first silent pieces. Hence, we present our methodology, analysis, and conclusion based on the motives that led them to musicological oblivion, their relevance in the context of experimental music, and why 4 ` 33 `' was possible in its zeitgeist. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 19/05014-6 - Experimental Embryo: the gestation of a new aesthetics in Henry Cowell
Grantee:Eder Wilker Borges Pena
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate