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[EAN: 9780374187743], Neubuch, [PU: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York], MUSIC: ROSS, ALEX: LISTEN TO THIS, Jacket, NEW: Stated First Edition w/ full no. line showing 1st printing, handsome new mylar-protected jacket w/ sharp new edges & corners showing orig. $27.00 price at top right inside front flyleaf (but cosmetically marred at the base of the rear panel where there is evidence of the removal of a bookstore price-sticker), superb new pure white cover w/ sharp new edges & corners, immaculate text-block exterior w/ smooth-cut top & bottom edges & cut-page-style side-edging, new sewn binding w/ tight signatures & crimson cloth bands at spine-caps, immaculate pure-white end-papers on heavy stock, pristine interior handsomely printed on excellent unblemished paper * 9.25" x 6.25" x 1.25", 0.64 kg, xvi+366 (382) pp. * Alex Ross' award-winning international bestseller, "The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century", has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross as one of our most popular & acclaimed cultural historians. "Listen to This", which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay in which Ross describes his late-blooming discovery of pop music, showcases the best of his writing from more than a decade at The New Yorker. These pieces, dedicated to classical & popular artists alike, are both erudite & lively. In a previously unpublished essay, Ross brilliantly retells 100s of years of music history, from Renaissance dances to Led Zeppelin, through a few iconic bass lines of celebration & lament. He vibrantly sketches canonical composers such as Schubert, Verdi & Brahms; gives us in-depth interviews w/ modern pop masters such as Björk & Radiohead; & introduces us to music students at a Newark high school & indie-rock hipsters in Beijing. Whether his subject is Mozart or Bob Dylan, Ross shows how music expresses the full complexity of the human condition. Witty, passionate & brimming w/ insight, "Listen to This" teaches us how to listen more closely. * Alex Ross has been the music critic for The New Yorker since 1996. He is the author of the international bestseller "The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century", which was a finalist for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize & won the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award.

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Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller, "The Rest Is Noise," has become a contemporary classic, establishing him" "as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians." Listen to This," which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay" "in which Ross described his late-blooming discovery of pop music, " "showcases the best of Ross's writing from more than a decade at" The New Yorker." These pieces, dedicated to classical and popular" "artists alike, are at once erudite and lively. In a previously unpublished" "essay, Ross brilliantly retells hundreds of years of music" "history--from Renaissance dances to Led Zeppelin--through a few" "iconic bass lines of celebration and lament. He vibrantly sketches" "canonical composers such as Schubert, Verdi, and Brahms; gives" "us in-depth interviews with modern pop masters such as Bjork" "and Radiohead; and introduces us to music students at a Newark" "high school and to indie-rock hipsters in Beijing. 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. Listen to This Ross, Alex, Farrar Straus Giroux

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One of The Telegraph 's Best Music Books 2011 Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century , has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians. Listen to This , which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay in which Ross describes his late-blooming discovery of pop music, showcases the best of his writing from more than a decade at The New Yorker . These pieces, dedicated to classical and popular artists alike, are at once erudite and lively. In a previously unpublished essay, Ross brilliantly retells hundreds of years of music history--from Renaissance dances to Led Zeppelin--through a few iconic bass lines of celebration and lament. He vibrantly sketches canonical composers such as Schubert, Verdi, and Brahms; gives us in-depth interviews with modern pop masters such as Bjrk and Radiohead; and introduces us to music students at a Newark high school and indie-rock hipsters in Beijing. 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 more closely. Social Science Social Science eBook, Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Listen to This
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Ross, Alex

Title:

Listen to This

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9780374187743

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 people how to listen.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780374187743
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0374187746
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX
364 Pages
Weight: 0,609 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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