Listen to this
In Listen to This, Alex Ross, the music critic for The New Yorker, looks both backward and forward in time, capturing essential figures and ideas in classical-music history as well as giving an alternative view of recent pop music that emphasizes the power of the individual musical voice in whatever genre.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - harrietbrown - LibraryThing
Alex Ross is a stellar writer, and I'm willing to bet he's a great musician, too. This book of essays is based on articles he wrote for the New Yorker and the New York Times from the late 1990's ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
A hit and miss collection, which isn't too surprising, given the range and my own peculiarities as a reader. The first, manifesto-like piece is very entertaining: say no to Classical Music, yes to ... Read full review