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Amateur performers botch up John Cage’s 4’33″

'............................................. 'An ensemble of enthusiastic amateur musicians have received overwhelming criticism for their ‘inadequate’ rendition of John Cage’s 4’33′. ‘They just lacked any conviction’, a local paper states bluntly.

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Posted: Oct 13th, 2013
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Derby steels itself for Derby v. Derby derby

The town of Derby is preparing for an iconic football match this weekend, in which its home team plays itself in the 111th Derby v. Derby derby. The Derby-Derby derby has ended in a goalless draw every year since 1902, but the tantalising chance that one team, probably Derby, could come out on top, keeps fans on edge.

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2013
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John Cage ‘still being cheated out of royalties for his silent work’

nothing to see here, just cough a bit, and move along (© NewsBiscuit)‘I’ve lost count of the times I’ve caught office staff getting on with their work while shamelessly listening to 4’33”.’

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Posted: Oct 25th, 2010
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Isle of Wight forgot to end minute’s silence

Embarassed council officials on the Isle of Wight are set to end a minute’s silence that began on 19 June 1897, after it emerged that Town Mayor Elijah Crood, the only man on the island to own a pocket watch, had fallen asleep before the end.

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Posted: Jun 16th, 2010
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