The question should be what was, what is and what will be the
world's longest concert. Unfortunately it won't be completed for another 636
years, but at over 3 years long it still is the world's longest concert.
Composed by John Cage 'As Slow As Possible' (ASLSP) began September 05 2001
in an abandoned church in Halberstadt, Germany scheduled to end 639 years later.
The notes are played on a specially designed organ where notes are held down
Since the original composition, which was
meant to last 20 minutes, started with silence, it wasn't until February 2003
that the first notes were actually played.
concert by a group was held February 20 - 22 2004 when The Grand Boys played at
Smith's Restaurant in the UK for 42 hours and 38 minutes falling just short of
the 48 hour mark they had set.
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