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Review: The Rest Is Noise

User Review  - Darcy McLaughlin - Goodreads

I actually started reading this book almost three years ago, but wasn't in the proper mood for a non-fiction book at the time so I put it aside. This year I returned to it and I am glad that I did ... Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise

User Review  - Cheryl - Goodreads

Alex Ross has written an encyclopedic narrative of twentieth century music with interesting biographies of principal composers, dramatic social and political changes on the world stage, and ... Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

User Review  - Bruce - Goodreads

It is a brilliant cultural history of 20th century classical music. A real tour de force. I could nit-pick at the details, but Ross managed to create a compelling narrative out of a fractured century ... Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

User Review  - Mikael Lind - Goodreads

The BEST book on contemporary music history. So entertaining and alive, so interesting and challenging. Being a composer myself, I have always had a kind of love-hate relationship towards a lot of ... Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise

User Review  - Jon - Goodreads

I think this book is best read and listened to at the same time; it really adds to it. As such, I created a Youtube playlist to go along with your read, which you can find here: http://www.youtube.com ... Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise

User Review  - Slraymond - Goodreads

One of the most engaging books I have read on any subject. With the audio examples provided at the author's website, an immersive and hair-raising experience. This is the real history of the 20th ... Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise

User Review  - John - Goodreads

For Ned per Lennie at Deer Isle Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

User Review  - Hadrian - Goodreads

The story of classical music in the 20th century is no doubt one of intense changes and an immense cast of characters. How, exactly, did we go from Mahler in the beginning of the century to Reich and ... Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century

User Review  - Hermine - Goodreads

A nice well-rounded history of 20th century art music. I listened to the audiobook, and it seemed a shame to be listening to a book about music and not be able to hear any examples. Luckily the author ... Read full review

Review: The Rest Is Noise

User Review  - Aaron Arnold - Goodreads

I've been a classical music fan for essentially my entire life, having had parents who listened to it, Music Memory training in elementary school, education on instruments in high school, and a decent ... Read full review


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