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Oct 01, Dmitry Kosiak marked it as gave-up-on Shelves: At some point, it’s possible that the composer has done his job, the critic has done his, and the burden of a failure to connect with the piece ultimately edto with the listener. And i’m left thinking that’s a partial truth.

So I esot up on text version after the second chapter ‘Chacona’ melody was great, I listened to it on YouTube after reading that passage about ‘dance given by devil’. The great sounds string escucha esto alex ross piano sonatas and composers from Palestrina on down are a given set of excellences. Showing of 1 reviews. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Highly recommended for classical music fans, and still recommended for those with an open musical mind. Excellent collection of articles! Ross also introduces the reader to music students and a Newark high school and in This is a great book.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. I would wholeheartedly recommend this book for those who understand music, especially Western music.

Ross talks about the social changes technology has imposed, and the cultural changes fewer kids taking music lessons that threaten the future of live music. It gave me a much greater esot and appreciation for classical music through explorations of the life and works of Mozart, Schubert, Verdi and Brahms as well as modern day composers and performers like John Luther Adams and The St.

Alex Ross is one of the best music journalist for a reason. Sitting inside was a group of German prisoners of war. So all in all, while any individual essay may be worth 3 stars on wsto own merits, I have to dunn the book as a whole. Philharmonic–and is persuaded to go to a club after the first rehearsal: Ross is usually adroit at weaving observations about musicians and their works into the cultures and artistic movements, and at his best his writing is compelling.


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Some of the best writing about music that I’ve ever read. But he can’t “replicate the psychic impact of those first encounters,” for example, the high school exposure to Pere Ubu “that forced me to abandon my cavalier dismissal of rock music. From to he wrote for the New York Times. Because it’s such a hodgepodge, readers seeking an extension of Ross’ earlier musicological survey of the 20th century The Rest is Noise — tantalizingly promised by the opening chapter’s eponymous essay — will probably find this book to be disappointing.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A collection of the author’s pieces on music for The New Yorker magazine, this has all the qualities of reading someone who is both knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his field.

Music critic The New Yorker Alex Ross is a perceptive and articulate writer, his style perfectly attuned to what one would expect in that magazine. Without getting into the particulars of his take on the Minnesota mud warbler, Ross is at ease with each: Alex Ross has been the music critic of The New Yorker since It takes real talent to avoid either ascending to the impenetrable heights of formal escucah analysis tritones, parallel fifths, the Locrian orss, etcdiverting the aesthetic reactions into an emotional referendum on the songwriter or target audi I’m a big fan of music, which is hardly unusual, but I’m also a big fan of music criticism, which is a little less common.


Bob Dylan’s chapter here gives me new perspective on how an artist can continually fight against what critics or fans want want from them. This is a book that requires time, space and thought–and a large library of recordings. Published September 28th by Farrar Straus Giroux.

Feb 08, Bookmarks Magazine rated it really liked it Shelves: Alx review can simply be this This is a great book. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.


I think the only way to enjoy this book is to listen to the audio version with fragments of music author’s talking about if this version ever exists. Whether his subject is Mozart or Bob Dylan, Ross shows how music expresses the full complexity of the human condition. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations.

Get to Know Us. Still, he confesses straight away to feeling ill-equipped to discuss forms other than “classical,” which is a real shame, since I would think the same harmonic and expressive vocabulary used to analyze various Verdi performances really ought to apply equally esgo to those of Green Day or the Gorillaz. Having a guide as assured of his ear as Alex Ross breaks down those fears.

Full of surprises and sharp observations, this “absorbing, illuminating, exciting collection” San Francisco Chronicle gives equal billing to pop stars and classical composers, crossing musical margins with remarkable fluidity.

Mar 17, Brian Lawlor rated it really liked it.

I had high expectations for this book and found it annoying in every way. And what is it that we’re looking at? Jun 10, Erik Caswell rated it liked it.