Listen to This

ISBN-10: 0374187746

ISBN-13: 9780374187743

Edition: 2010

Authors: Alex Ross

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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 9/28/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Alex Ross was born in 1968. He attended St. Alban's School in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Harvard University in 1990. It was there that he studied under composer Peter Lieberson and was a D.J. on the classical and underground rock departments of the college radio station. He earned a Harvard A.B. in English summa cum laude for a thesis on James Joyce. From the years, 1992-1996, Alex Ross was a music critic at the New York Times. He also wrote for the New Republic, Slate, and The London Review of Books. In 1993 he started contributing to The New Yorker and became a staff writer in 1996. In 2007 his released his first book in the U.S. entitled The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, a cultural history of music since 1900. This book received widespread crritical praise in the U.S. and earned a National Book Critics Circle Award, a spot on New York Times list of the ten best books of 2007, and a finalist citation for the Pulitzer Prize in general non-fiction. His second book - Listen to This- was published in September 2010. Alex Ross has also received a Holtzbrink fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin.

Preface
Where to Listen
Listen to This: Crossing the Border from Classical to Pop
Chacona, Lamento, Walking Blues: Bass Lines of Music History
Infernal Machines: How Recordings Changed Music
The Storm of Style: Mozart's Golden Mean
Orbiting: Radiohead's Grand Tour
The Anti-Maestro: Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Great Soul: Searching for Schubert
Emotional Landscapes: Bj�rk's Saga
Symphony of Millions: Classical Music in China
Song of the Earth: The Arctic Sound of John Luther Adams
Verdi's Grip: Opera as Popular Art
Almost Famous: On the Road with the St. Lawrence Quartet
Edges of Pop: Kiki and Herb, Cecil Taylor and Sonic youth, Sinatra, Kurt Cobain
Learning the Score: The Crisis in Music Education
Voice of the Century: Marian Anderson
The Music Mountain: Inside the Marlboro Retreat
I Saw the Light: Following Bon Dylan
Fervor: Remembering Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
Blessed Are the Sad: Late Brahms
Notes
Suggested Listening
Acknowledgments
Index
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