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Nam June Paik «One for Violin Solo» | Neo Dada in music
Nam June Paik, «One for Violin Solo», 1962
Neo Dada in music | © Nam June Paik

 Nam June Paik
«One for Violin Solo»

Over the course of five minutes, Paik very slowly and intently lifts up a violin in this on-stage action on 16 June 1962 – and then smashes it with one blow on the table. Simultaneously, the lights go up in the auditorium. After the long drawn-out suspense, only one, final sound has been produced by the instrument.