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"... neither Dada nor Zen is a fixed tangible. They change; and in quite different ways in different places and times, they invigorate action." Forward.

"Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating. The sound of a truck at fifty miles per hour. Static between [radio] stations. Rain. We want to capture and control these sounds, to use them not as sound effects but as musical instruments." The Future of Music: Credo.

"A composer knows his work as a woodsman knows a path he has traced and retraced, while a listener is confronted by the same work as [a woodsman] is by a plant he has never seen before." Experimental Music.

".. in this new music nothing takes place but sounds: those that are notated and those that are not. Those that are not...

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