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The Resource Listen to this, Alex Ross

Listen to this, Alex Ross

Label
Listen to this
Title
Listen to this
Statement of responsibility
Alex Ross
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays showcases the best of Ross's writing from more than a decade at" The New Yorker." Whether his subject is Mozart or Bob Dylan, Ross shows how music expresses the full complexity of the human condition. Witty, passionate, and brimming with insight, "Listen to This" teaches us how to listen
Cataloging source
DLC
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1968-
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Ross, Alex
Dewey number
780
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3785
LC item number
.R67 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
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  • Musical criticism
  • Popular music and art music
  • Music
Label
Listen to this, Alex Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • "Suggested listening": p. [335]-345
Contents
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 : Björk'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 Bob Dylan -- Fervor : remembering Lorraine Hunt Lieberson -- Blessed are the sad : late Brahms
Control code
ocn569508875
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 364 p.
Isbn
9780374187743
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010010283
Other physical details
ill., music
System control number
(OCoLC)569508875
Label
Listen to this, Alex Ross
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • "Suggested listening": p. [335]-345
Contents
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 : Björk'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 Bob Dylan -- Fervor : remembering Lorraine Hunt Lieberson -- Blessed are the sad : late Brahms
Control code
ocn569508875
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 364 p.
Isbn
9780374187743
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010010283
Other physical details
ill., music
System control number
(OCoLC)569508875

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