Cornlelius Cardew - a life unfinished


The London Review of Books has an excellent review of John Tilbury's life of Cornelius Cardew, who is seen above. Back in October 2008 I wrote that 'perfection is out, participation is in', as pioneered by Cornlius Cardew's famous Scratch Orchestra; while John Tilbury featured in Brand new music for harpsichord.

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