Monday, July 05, 2004

World's Longest Concert Adds Two Notes

In an abandoned church in the German town of Halberstadt, the world's longest concert was coming two notes closer to its end Monday: Three years down, 636 to go.

The addition of an E and E-sharp complement the G-sharp, B and G-sharp that have been playing since February 2003 in composer John Cage's "Organ2/ASLSP" — or "Organ squared/As slow as possible."

3 comments:

The Moody Minstrel said...

Hmm...

I've been to a few concerts that were a lot shorter than that in terms of linear time but seemed at least that long in virtual time.

Don Snabulus said...

Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass! Philip Glass!

Anonymous said...

Philrod Piddlewaif:

Hmm....I daresay...

Is this Philip Glass chap any relation of Phyllis Glass, the East End barmaid?

It's probably inconsequential.