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Author Larson, Kay.
Title Where the heart beats : John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the inner life of artists / Kay Larson.
Published New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  NX456.5.P66 L37 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 474 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents D.T. Suzuki -- John Cage -- Merce Cunningham -- Four walls -- Seeking silence -- Ego noise -- The mind of the way -- Heaven and earth -- The infinity of being -- Zero -- Another school -- Moving out from zero -- Indeterminacy -- Interpenetration -- Coda.
Summary Assesses the influence of Zen Buddhism on the work of composer John Cage, exploring the ways in which Zen transformed Cage's troubled psyche, his relationship with partner Merce Cunningham, and his often indefinable music.
Subject Postmodernism.
Cage, John -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cage, John -- Influence.
Zen Buddhism -- Influence.
ISBN 9781594203404
OCLC number 759772047