"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp


01/04/2012

Tacet

Tacet, a brillant publication around John Cage directed by Matthieu Saladin.
(in english and french langage) 




with contributions by Matthieu Saladin, Philip Gentry, Sarah Troche, Jean Yves Bosseur,
Xavier Erkizia, Seth Kim-Cohen, Michel Pisaro, Sophie Stévance, Mattin, Jérôme Noetinger,
Radu Malfatti & Toshiya Tsunoda
as well John Cage' documents


Tacet : s. m. Mot latin qu'on écrit sur une partie de musique pour indiquer que la voix ou l'instrument doit garder le silence pendant toute la durée du morceau ou du mouvement. Fig. et familièrement: tenir, garder le tacet, ne pas parler, ne pas dire un secret.



"... the word "experimental" is apt, providing it is understood not as descriptive of an act to be later 
judged in terms of success and failure, but simply as of an act the outcome of which is unknown."
John Cage, Silence


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