Wednesday, October 27 2010
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.
Monday, November 1 2010
This collection contains moments of brilliance and flashes of frustration, disappointing only compared to the author's previous, masterful full-length book.
Monday, January 19 2009
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.