May 20, 2022

New York Public Library Launches John Cage Digital Archive

From SSG Music:

The New York Public Library has launched a John Cage digital archive project, John Cage Unbound: A Living Archive.

On the archive, Cage fans can celebrate Cage’s centennial curated series of browsable Cage curios; Want to see him play an amplified cacti and plant matter with a feather, review his notes from 1939 or view a 1960 TV performance of “Water Walk”, you can do all that and more on the extensive digital project. Far from just an ordinary YouTube or image search presentation, NYPL’s Jonathan Hiam has curated a collection that does justice to his legacy.

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See Also: John Cage Unbound: A New Digital Archive Presented by The New York Public Library (via Open Culture)

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