the music in issue five of Angry Violist zine

Is experimental string playing the new rock’n’roll?
Tongue in cheek ad for Schoenburg’s twelve tone composition, a.k.a. “the second Viennese school”:

The music video of the ‘Cage against the machine’ campaign to get celebrity-drenched recording of 4″33 to number one:

Revolution Number 9, The Beatles, 1968 — I love that string motif at 00:31

Hymnen, Stockhausen, 1966/67

The Rite of Spring, Igor Stravinsky, 1913

The Noise Rainbow
White noise

Pink noise

Brown noise

Corenelius Cardew and the Scratch Orchestra
The Great Learning, Cardew and the Scratch Orchestra, 1968-70 (this recording in 1981)

Treatise, Cornelius Cardew, 1963-67 (this recording/interpretaition in 2009)

Star-spangled banner, Jimi Hendrix, 1969

Heroes and all-stars of string playing
Tony Conrad & Faust, from Outside of the Dream Syndicate, 1972

Polly Bradfield, Solo Improvisations for Violin, 1979
Listen/read about it here

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