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Alex Ross
Music critic of The New Yorker, author of The Rest Is Noise and Listen to This, husband of the director of Gayby.
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New York Times Arts 6h
Annie Gosfield finds music in industrial, urban and other alternative sonic sources
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NewMusicBox 9h
Provocative meditation on jazz, classical, and the real power of being able to swing
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The Wagnerian 20h
The great, sadly neglected, Donald Lambert : Pilgrim's Chorus (1941) via
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I once witnessed a pianist/page-turner battle that sent the score flying to the floor. The poor page-turner then put it back upside down.
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Alex Ross 22h
Again confirming the adage, "Any news a page turner makes can only be bad":
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Alex Ross Sep 1
It verges on bad Symbolist poetry: "A fluorescence that deepens aerobically / Amid syllables of aerial and cathartic yawning..."
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Alex Ross Aug 31
To be paired with 's eagerly awaited opera about a composer who goes mad while writing an opera about Gesualdo
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Alex Ross Aug 31
I am working on my own opera about what happens when Adès's The Exterminating Angel is played at a bourgeois dinner party
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Alex Ross Aug 31
Fortunately, Thomas Adès is now writing an opera set at a bourgeois dinner party
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Alex Ross Aug 31
To quote the great Laurie Anderson, another day in America.
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Alex Ross Aug 31
A leading opera administrator proposes that new operas should adopt a style suitable for bourgeois dinner parties:
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Alex Ross Aug 31
The Man can't bust Stockhausen
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Alex Ross Aug 31
I'm not sure the co-optation of Stockhausen was ever entirely successful
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Alex Ross Aug 30
"The Eroica symphony, after all, was meant to be revolutionary, not a bunch of audition excerpts practiced into the ground."
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Alex Ross Aug 30
Excellent commentary on the Yale jazz fiasco, by :
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Alex Ross Aug 30
At long last, Bruckner enters the drum-corps repertory:
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Alex Ross Aug 29
The George Walker fan club has a distinguished new member in :
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Alex Ross Aug 29
The "miss-at-your-own-peril event of the fall" is George Lewis's "Afterword, an Opera," Oct. 16-17
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Doyle Armbrust Aug 29
My Fall (Classical) Preview is live, feat. some truly enticing concerts:
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Alex Ross Aug 29
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