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The City Wears A Slouch Hat Arts & Culture

  • First Street Studio
  • 2400 East Cesar Chavez Street
  • Suite 202
  • Austin, TX 78702
  • November 30, 2018 - December 2, 2018
  • Recurring daily
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: In advance: $15 At the Door: $18 Students: $10

Before 4’33” or indeterminacy, John Cage forged the early identity of percussion music with wildly imaginative and complex creations. He stated that “Percussion music is revolution. Sound and rhythm have too long been submissive to the restrictions of 19th century music.” He was right, he changed that, and we as percussionists are grateful.

program:

first construction (in metal) (1939)

but what about the noise of crumpling paper… (1985)

the city wears a slouch hat (1942)



With special guests Thad Anderson, Thomas Burritt, John Lane and the Rude Mechs

Good reading: The story of John Cage’s The city wears a slouch hat by James Pritchett

The City Wears A Slouch Hat
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  • First Street Studio
  • In advance: $15 At the Door: $18 Students: $10
  • Recurring daily