Where The Heart Beats

John Cage, Zen Buddhism, And The Inner Life Of Artists

by Kay Larson

Hardcover, 474 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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Where The Heart Beats
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John Cage, Zen Buddhism, And The Inner Life Of Artists
Author
Kay Larson

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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.