Friday, December 23, 2011

Cage vs. Duchamp: Toronto Musical Chess Match 1968

john cage vs, marcel duchamp
john cage vs, marcel duchamp
On Tuesday March 5th, 1968 John Cage & Marcel Duchamp performed "Reunion" at the Ryerson Theatre in Toronto. Photo Credits: musicworks magazine

Duchamp won the first chess match almost immediately, so a second game lasting over 4 hours, was played between Cage and DUchamp's wife, Teeny.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Roger Stevens said...

I suspect Marcel was taking it too seriously.

12:31 PM  
Blogger Enoch said...

John Cage and Marcel Duchamp? Look at this: http://www.quartermag.org/issue01/en/musica-la-via-americana-di-r-w/

11:13 AM  

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