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John Cage performance and lecture, 1978 October

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Title: John Cage performance and lecture

Date: 1978 October

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 5 in. ; 2 hr., 5 min., 34 sec.

Description: Cage performs a portion of his poem Empty Words at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Sound quality is poor.

Also found in this recording is a fragment of a meeting of the Waterfront Project at SFAI, beginning in the last minute of side 1 and continuing to the end of side 2.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Jan Butterfield papers, 1950-1997

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: John Cage performance and lecture, 1978 October. Jan Butterfield papers, 1950-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 14300