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Alex Ross

4.08 of 5 Votes: 1
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Viss cits ir troksnis. Divdesmitā gadsimta mūzikas vēsture (2007)
4.11 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I have to admit my relative ignorance of classical music before I read this book, also while reading it and sadly even after finishing it. Reading about music is not the same as listening to it, and a youtube recording of a piece of music does not even come close to attending to ...
Listen to This (2010)
3.92 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: After reading The Rest Is Noise, Ross' surprisingly entertaining book about 20th century classical music, I was eager to look into this collection of his essays that includes some topics I was more personally familiar with, particularly the articles on Radiohead, Bjork, and Bob D...
The Rest Is Noise (2007)
4.11 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Aside from occasional lapses into "then the oboe plays B flat," Ross is an astonishingly good describer of music, the way it sounds, and the way it makes you feel. He's also incredibly comprehensive in his survey of 20th century music, though there's a lot more Richard Strauss th...
Escucha esto (2012)
3.92 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: El libro sobre música más complejo y académico que he leído en mi vida. Parte del género clásico, con las grandes piezas de orquesta y sinfonías, en una serie concienzuda de ensayos sobre métrica, progresión y partituras para de ahí ir saltando a la música popular y los detonante...
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