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Re: Eine Kleine Nichtmusik 2

I don't know. I've listened to them both. They sound exactly the same to me. A person who isn't holding a stopwatch could be completely fooled.
-----Original Message-----
From: James Wiskeychan <ojibwa50@HOTMAIL.COM>
Date: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 12:39 PM
Subject: Re: Eine Kleine Nichtmusik 2

>>From: Elmer Elevator <bobmer.javanet@RCN.COM>
>They haven't got a case. 60" is clearly different from 4'33"!
>Don't have to turn the page.
>>Mike Batt, the man behind the Wombles and Vanessa Mae, has put a silent
>>60-second track on the album of his latest classical chart-topping
>>protégés, the Planets. This has enraged representatives of the avant-garde,
>>experimentalist composer John Cage, who died in 1992. The silence on his
>>group's album clearly sounds uncannily like 4'33", the silence composed by
>>Cage in his prime.
>>Batt said last night: "I've received a letter on behalf of John Cage's
>>music publishers. I was in hysterics when I read their letter.
>>"As my mother said when I told her, 'Which part of the silence are they
>>claiming you nicked?'. They say they are claiming copyright on a piece of
>>mine called 'One Minute's Silence' on the Planets' album, which I credit
>>Batt/Cage just for a laugh. But my silence is original silence, not a
>>quotation from his silence."
>>- 30 -