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Silence; Lectures and Writings Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Summary

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Part 2 Summary and Analysis

In an introduction to this section, the author comments that these three lectures were given in Germany in 1958.

"Composition as Process—1: Changes" This lecture is constructed in four vertical columns placed side by side on the page. Each column is interrupted by space without words, which (according to the author's introduction) is intended to be a space in which underscoring from a pre-recorded composition, playing underneath the entire lecture, can be heard. The content of the lecture consists of the author's commentary on how his process of composition has evolved from early experiments with sound, silence and structure to later works of a much more indeterminate nature (see "Quotes," Composition as Process—1: Changes (3).

Composition as Process—2: Indeterminacy. This lecture is written, according to the author's note of introduction, in "excessively small type ... in an attempt to emphasize the intentionally pontifical character of...

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