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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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Tim Rutherford-Johnson May 17
Delighted to see my interview with make it to this week, in spite of events at my end. cc:
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Paavo Jarvi May 12
Czech Republic 🇨🇿 Talented Mr. Rippley meet Justin Timberlake Needs to be funkier! Almost...
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newsounds May 12
RIP . Deepest condolences to his family, friends, and music-making compatriots. There is a GoFundMe:
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Alex Ross May 11
Replying to @natechinen
As usual, Sonny, Herbie, and I are in perfect agreement!
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Alex Ross May 11
Replying to @nfmusic
Kaiserliche und Königliche Apostolische Majestät
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Tim Rutherford-Johnson May 8
Now would be a good time to pick up Music after the Fall if you haven’t already, plus many other fine products.
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Nonesuch Records May 9
The first recording of John Adams's opera is due June 29. leads & , with a cast led by & . "A magnificent accomplishment," exclaims the LA Times. Pre-order to download two tracks now:
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Aus Music Centre May 1
Listen to 's 'Extinction Events and Dawn Chorus' - premiere from Witten 29 April, available for listening this May via the German WDR3 t Starts after intro (mostly in German) at appr. 5'45''. Funded through the Art Music Fund.
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Alex Ross May 2
Replying to @boulezian
I always feel that the finale could bear the same dedication that Mahler put on his Rondo-Burleske—"To my brothers in Apollo."
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Alex Ross May 2
Replying to @boulezian
The finale sounds here like the most terrifying piece of music ever written, as indeed it might be.
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TNY Culture Desk Apr 27
John Holiday’s voice, high-flying and resonant, is a mood-elevating drug. Treat yourself to a listen.
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The New Yorker Apr 23
How American racism influenced Hitler:
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The New Yorker Apr 24
James Q. Whitman’s book methodically explores how the Nazis took inspiration from American racism of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries:
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Alex Ross Apr 23
Replying to @boulezian
Hyacinth
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Adam Shatz Apr 21
How Julius Eastman resurfaced from the ashes of time.
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The New York Times Apr 23
10 treasures from the New York Philharmonic's archives
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Slate Apr 19
This year’s other two Pulitzer finalists on losing to :
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Black Composers Apr 18
Introducing Living Composers Directory! Searchable by specific content, and sortable by name, region, gender, and birth year. Useful for commissioning, seeking out existing music, and for other research! Spread the word!
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Ronan Farrow Apr 12
I reveal another secret election-season payment from the National Enquirer to bury an unflattering, wild claim about Trump. The investigation that prompted the Enquirer’s parent company to start opening up about a closely held secret overnight:
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The New Yorker Apr 12
Cecil Taylor’s death leaves a potent legacy for the ever-growing body of music that unfolds in the spaces between jazz and classical traditions, between composition and improvisation.
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