The church's sold-out CD proves silence is golden

The church's sold-out CD proves silence is golden

John Cage is the most famous master of silence, but has he since been superceded? Photograph: Paul Bergen/Redferns On the one hand, the news that a CD containing half an hour of silence recorded in a Sussex church has sold out of its first pressing, and that the church is now taking orders from as far away as Ghana, seems a little baffling. "In this day and age, everybody seems to live busier, noisier lives – people sometimes like to sit down and just have a bit of peace and quiet for a little while," suggested Ronald Byng, the member of the congregation at St Peter's, East... read more

28 January 2013 in World News, Views: 13
Source: Guardian

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