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Where the heart beats : John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the inner life of artists / Kay Larson.

Larson, Kay. (Author).

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Covington Branch B C1295L 2012 (Text) 33126018286017 Adult Biography Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781594203404
  • ISBN: 1594203407
  • Physical Description: xvi, 474 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Mountains are mountains. D.T. Suzuki ; John Cage ; Merce Cunningham ; Four walls ; Seeking silence -- Mountains are not longer mountains. Ego noise ; The mind of the way ; Heaven and earth ; The infinity of being ; Zero -- Mountains are again mountains. Another school ; Moving out from zero ; Indeterminacy ; Interpenetration ; Coda -- The Maha Prajna Paramita heart sutra.
Summary, etc.: 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: Cage, John > Criticism and interpretation.
Cage, John > Influence.
Composers > United States > 20th century > Biography.
Postmodernism.
Zen Buddhism > Influence.
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