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Alex Ross
Music critic of The New Yorker, author of The Rest Is Noise and Listen to This. Blog:
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David Allen 1h
For your Sunday reading, Yuval Sharon of has some thoughts about where opera's at:
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The New Yorker 13h
How a Colorado water tank became an unlikely music venue:
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Alex Ross 21h
Replying to @moderncomp
Thanks! So many apt Beatles/Adorno lyrics to choose from, obviously.
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Alex Ross 22h
There's nothing you can do that can't be done. Nothing you can sing that can't be sung. All you need is love. — Theodor W. Adorno
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Alex Ross 22h
Yes, please do! And check out my forthcoming superhero epic, Mallarmé vs. Adorno
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Alex Ross 23h
Merci! Le son de , c'est vraiment le son du pentacle auguste du Macrocosme, n'est-ce pas?
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Alex Ross 23h
For no particular reason, my 2012 piece about Harry Kessler:
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Alex Ross Jul 22
Replying to @moderncomp
Aye, thrice twenty it nearly was.
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Alex Ross Jul 20
One road to the musical future now runs through Rangely, Colorado: Sound from the storm:
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John Driscoll Jul 20
Replying to @alexrossmusic
Hannity: he was using the plural of "opus"
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Alex Ross Jul 19
Replying to @alexrossmusic
Obviously Trump has been reading Wagner's musings on the Beethoven Ninth as the end of absolute music and the birth of music drama.
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Alex Ross Jul 19
We write symphonies, and then they become opera.
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Theresa Muir Jul 19
PS Dika Newlin was a hero and role model for generations of women in musicology, theory and composing!
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Alex Ross Jul 19
Attend the tale of Dika Newlin! An amazing piece by Donna Arnold:
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Alex Ross Jul 19
Bruce Odland told me he's looked for the two oil workers who brought him to the Tank in 1976, but never found them.
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Alex Ross Jul 19
"The Dems scream death as OCare dies": a line perfectly suited for Mao in Nixon in China. cc:
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John Adams Jul 18
Voila! Completed manuscript of new opera Girls of the Golden West. 2 yrs of panning for nuggets. Time for a break.
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Alex Ross Jul 18
Replying to @alexrossmusic
"Wow, what a big shovel thingy!" "Yes, it is, Mr. President." "No one's ever seen a bigger shovel thingy." "Certainly not, Mr. President."
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Alex Ross Jul 18
The state of the union
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Alex Ross Jul 18
In my column, I describe singing through a storm: Audio of same:
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