[Dixielandjazz] Re: Art

Mike Durham mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 4 16:33:14 PST 2003

Bill, someone already sent me 4'33" but it sounds identical to one of my own 
works, 4'37", only a little shorter. Should I sue this guy Cage?

Mike 'silence is golden' Durham

>From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
>To: dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com
>Subject: RE: [Dixielandjazz] Re: Art
>Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 02:56:47 +0000
>Hello listmates,
>I wrote:
>>After reading the various postings on "Art" I have come to the conclusion 
>>at "Art" is whatever anybody deigns to call "Art."
>After a careful perusal of the text, I have come to the conclusion that 
>there are corollaries to this conclusion. Namely, if "Art" is what I choose 
>to call "Art" then "Not art" is what I choose to call "Not art."
>Therefore, If you present to me something which you call "Art" and I 
>respond, "That is Not art" then it is, ipso facto, Not art.
>Bill "tough noogies" Gunter
>ps.  I will have something to say about John Cage at a later date. Suffice 
>it to say right now, I do have the sheet music to 4'33" which I will be 
>willing to send to you as a .pdf file for a modest fee should you so 
>request it.
>jazzboard at hotmail.com
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