Artist

Cage, John

Document (4 Schede)

Code FXM0692   Document

Mushroom Haiku

1972

Included in "The Dial-A-Poem Poets" Side 3,  No. PVCM0214
Length: 02'52"
LP vinyl record

Recorded at St. Mark's Church, New York, April 1972.

Artist tells a short anecdote about the different translations
from Japanese to English of one Basho's haiku:
"Matsutake ya
shiranu ko-no-ha no
hebaritsuku"
firstly translated by R. H. Blyth, than by the composer Ichiyanagi,
and finally by John Cage.

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