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Ross, Alex 1968-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 153 publications in 9 languages and 5,779 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  History 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: ML197, 780.904
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alex Ross
The rest is noise : listening to the twentieth century by Alex Ross( Book )

77 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scandal over modern music has not died--while paintings by Picasso and Pollock sell for millions of dollars, works from Stravinsky's Rite of Spring onward still send ripples of unease through audiences. Yet the influence of modern music can be felt everywhere. Avant-garde sounds populate the soundtracks of Hollywood thrillers. Minimalist music has had a huge effect on rock, pop, and dance music from the Velvet Underground onward. Music critic Alex Ross shines a bright light on this secret world, taking us from Vienna before the First World War to Paris in the twenties, from Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia to New York in the sixties and seventies. We follow the rise of mass culture and mass politics, of new technologies, of hot and cold wars, of experiments, revolutions, and riots. The end result is not so much a history of twentieth-century music as a history of the twentieth century through its music.--From publisher description
The rest is noise [listening to the twentieth century] by Alex Ross( Recording )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scandal over modern music has not died-- while paintings by Picasso and Pollock sell for millions of dollars, works from Stravinsky's Rite of Spring onward still send ripples of unease through audiences. Yet the influence of modern music can be felt everywhere. Avant-garde sounds populate the soundtracks of Hollywood thrillers. Minimalist music has had a huge effect on rock, pop, and dance music from the Velvet Underground onward. Music critic Alex Ross shines a bright light on this secret world, taking us from Vienna before the First World War to Paris in the twenties, from Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia to New York in the sixties and seventies. We follow the rise of mass culture and mass politics, of new technologies, of hot and cold wars, of experiments, revolutions, and riots. The end result is not so much a history of twentieth-century music as a history of the twentieth century through its music
Best music writing 2011( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of essays written in 2011 about music and its culture covering such music styles as rock, pop, rap, jazz, blues, and country and featuring such authors as Jason Cherkis, Jessica Hopper, Chet Flippo, and James Wood
Björk : mid-career retrospective with new commisioned piece for MoMA by Björk( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This exhibition is the product of the close collaboration between Björk and Klaus Biesenbach, Chief Curator at Large and Director of MoMA PS1, to bring together a chronology of music, sounds, videos, objects, instruments, and costumes, which visualize and reflect the characteristics of the artist's main work-- her singing and composing"--Foreword
Listen to this by Alex Ross( )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays showcases the best of Ross's writing from more than a decade at" The New Yorker." 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
Über Delta hinaus die vielen Strömungen bei Björk by Alex Ross( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senti questo by Alex Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La humanidad futura by Kurt Busiek( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nijusseiki o kataru ongaku : 1 by Alex Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rest is noise : listening to the twentieth century by Alex Ross( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond delta the many streams of Björk( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

SQ2 by Morton Feldman( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Grimes! Grimes!" : the passion of Benjamin Britten by Alex Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

139th commencement exercises May 23, 2010 by New England Conservatory of Music( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Kore o kike by Alex Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The wanderer : decades of Dylanology have missed the point, the music is the message by Alex Ross( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alex Ross by Alex Ross( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Articles and a blog by the music critic of The New Yorker." Includes columns since 1996, essays, fall previews, literary/miscellaneous articles, popular articles, profiles
The place where you go to listen : in search of an ecology of music by John Luther Adams( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal journey into the music of the Arctic
 
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Alternative Names
Alex Ross Amerikaans journalist

Alex Ross US-amerikanischer Musikkritiker

Ross, Alex

Алекс Росс музыкальный критик

الکس راس ژورنالیست و نویسنده آمریکایی

로스, 알렉스 1968-

Languages
English (68)

German (13)

Spanish (12)

Italian (7)

French (4)

Japanese (3)

Dutch (2)

Russian (1)

Czech (1)

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The rest is noise [listening to the twentieth century]Best music writing 2011The rest is noise : listening to the twentieth centuryThe place where you go to listen : in search of an ecology of music