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Roaring Silence
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Ngakpa Chogyam, Khandro Dechen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-03 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

A practical guide to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of Dzogchen—or the direct experience of enlightenment—complete with meditation techniques by two Vajrayana teachers In Roaring Silence, Vajrayana teachers Ngakpa Chögyam and Khandro Déchen walk the reader through the meditation techniques that "enable us to side-step the bureaucracy of intellectual processes and
The Roaring Silence
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: David Revill
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-03 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

John Cage has been described as the most important composer of our time. He combined classical European training with Eastern spirituality to produce an American amalgam of such vitality and originality that it continues to define what we mean by avant-garde. His influence has touched generations of artists, including Philip
The Roaring Silence: John Cage: A Life
Language: en
Pages: 999
Authors: David Revill
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-07 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Composer John Cage is often described as the most influential musician of the last half-century. He has defined - and continues to define - our whole concept of "avant-garde", not just in music but increasingly as writer and visual artist. "The Roaring Silence" is the first full-length biography of Cage.
No Such Thing as Silence
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Kyle Gann
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-23 - Publisher: Yale University Press

First performed at the midpoint of the twentieth century, John Cage’s 4'33", a composition conceived of without a single musical note, is among the most celebrated and ballyhooed cultural gestures in the history of modern music. A meditation on the act of listening and the nature of performance, Cage’s controversial
Music in the Late Twentieth Century
Language: en
Pages: 610
Authors: Richard Taruskin
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The universally acclaimed and award-winning Oxford History of Western Music is the eminent musicologist Richard Taruskin's provocative, erudite telling of the story of Western music from its earliest days to the present. Each book in this superlative five-volume set illuminates-through a representative sampling of masterworks-the themes, styles, and currents that