Cheers Johannes! Thanks for sharing it. It struck me that the final thing transcended in a number of interesting ways the original idea which had a quality of a ‘rather good wheeze’ about it, something light and fun and amusing. That remained ,sure enough, but there was definitely more...things about community and what it means to be a performer and also an extension, through Zoom, of the encouragement of ambient listening that was part of the original. A very liberating openness to the whole thing ...


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On Sunday, July 5, 2020, 8:13 pm, Johannes Birringer <Johannes.Birringer@brunel.ac.uk> wrote:

thanks Michael

rather wonderful and curious.  And I shared your link with friends and colleagues
(from music and theatre) who had alerted me last week to a streaming of Stockhausen's 6-hour
"Mittwoch aus Licht"  --  Birmingham's first staging of an opera that was previously considered unstageable;  truly extraordinary and could be of interest. It’s being streamed on Saturday from 5pm....

https://www.birminghamopera.org.uk/coming-up?fbclid=IwAR3tWZDsGRgPhDfg5FmT35wDA1pAa3fM2t4QnTfOhwKqf01dT1RfhMt-2II

you probably have heard of the helicopter string quartet, part of "Mittwoch aus Licht".
well it's in here........ (https://vimeo.com/435367416)

they apparently flew it.

best
Johannes Birringer



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From: NetBehaviour <netbehaviour-bounces@lists.netbehaviour.org> on behalf of Michael Szpakowski <m@michaelszpakowski.org>
Sent: 03 July 2020 15:25
To: netbehaviour new netbehaviour
Subject: [NetBehaviour] online performance of 4' 33"

Hi
I just participated in this Zoom performance of Cage's 4' 33'' organised by the splendid Red Note Ensemble. I play sopranino recorder doubling mbira in the second movement .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMAz9V-65Zo

cheers!
Michael