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Excerpt from Alex Ross' New Book 'Listen to This'
27 Oct 2010 // 5:00 PM

I don't listen to music to be civilized; writes the author of The Rest Is Noise, sometimes, I listen precisely to escape the ordered world.

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'Listen to This': When Ross Looks Into the Future of Music, He's Insightful and Engaging
1 Nov 2010 // 5:00 PM

This collection contains moments of brilliance and flashes of frustration, disappointing only compared to the author's previous, masterful full-length book.

The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century by Alex Ross
19 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

Alex Ross' tome, winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, offers a history of the 20th Century as seen through the prism of the modern-day composer.

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