John Cage: Number Pieces review – revelatory take on ‘anarchic harmony’ | John Cage

[ad_1] Between 1987 and 1992, the final years of his life, John Cage composed some 40 works that he designated only by numbers, indicating the number of performers needed to realise them. They range from solos to orchestral works involving up to 108 players; when there is more than one score for the same number … Read more

I walked from Land’s End to John o’Groats – and learned three soothing lessons | Walking holidays

[ad_1] The first time I cried while eating an ice-cream was nearly 30 years ago on Sidmouth beach. My mint choc chip had fallen to the ground and mum had argued with the server until I got another one. It was too much emotion for the little boy. Grief for the green blob melting on … Read more