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  • Mark Morris chooses the Bad Plus, John Cage for Ojai festival

    Mark Morris chooses the Bad Plus, John Cage for Ojai festival
    Renowned choreographer Mark Morris will bring his signature modern sensibility to the Ojai Music Festival in June with a program that will feature pieces by Lou Harrison, John Cage and Henry Cowell.
  • Elliott Carter dies at 103; inventive American composer

    Elliott Carter dies at 103; inventive American composer
    Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York,...

    Review: 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie casts a wide net

    Review: 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie casts a wide net
    -------------------- Reinventing Bach Paul Elie Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 498 pp., $30.00 -------------------- Halfway through reading Paul Elie's "Reinventing Bach," I suddenly got dizzy. An earthquake? All-purpose angst? Or could it be that Bach...

    John Cage: A multimedia appreciation on his 100th birthday

    John Cage: A multimedia appreciation on his 100th birthday
    What Jean-Luc Godard is to film and Marcel Duchamp was to the visual arts, John Cage was to music -- a radical experimentalist who constantly sought to reinvent the art form. Boldly conceptual -- and to many, frustratingly impenetrable -- his pieces stand...

    John Cage's reach extended well beyond experimental music

    John Cage's reach extended well beyond experimental music
    John Cage's ideas have long inspired artists inside and outside the experimental music subculture. Besides new-music figures considered disciples or associates — Christian Wolff, Earle Brown, Morton Feldman and David Tudor, for example — he...