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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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Alex Ross 2h
Replying to @alexrossmusic
NOTE: This Tweet was intended to be humorous in nature. Arnold Schoenberg did not invent the selfie, although he might be said to have perfected it.
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Alex Ross 3h
Actually, Arnold Schoenberg invented the selfie.
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Alex Ross 3h
Replying to @alexrossmusic
For the real deal, read Walter Frisch's book about Over the Rainbow.
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Alex Ross 3h
Replying to @gahlord @LindaHyphen
These mangled music-theory pieces always seem to crop up at holiday time, guaranteeing extra traffic from grad students cooped up with their families.
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Alex Ross 3h
Replying to @dvonkampen @TheAVClub
I missed that one!
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Alex Ross 3h
A curious Internet trend of recent years: oversimplified, misleading, or—in this case—wildly erroneous "music theory" explanations of popular songs.
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Alex Ross 4h
A ranger initiated the investigation that led to the arrest of the late and unlamented Charles Manson.
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Alex Ross 19h
Replying to @alexrossmusic
The mediating text is, of course, this legendary Curb Your Enthusiasm episode:
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Alex Ross 19h
The rapper Logic gives his wife a birthday present with a complex artistic pedigree:
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Alex Ross Nov 19
Replying to @boulezian
We can fight this out on the beach in front of Hanns Eisler's Malibu pad...
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Alex Ross Nov 19
Replying to @boulezian
Yes. No.
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Alex Ross Nov 19
Replying to @GIMilner
Sounds like a good idea for a book! :)
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Alex Ross Nov 19
A curious 1912 mashup of the Magic Fire music and Alexander's Ragtime Band, by Melville Ellis:
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Christopher Hawthorne Nov 19
Here is a good rule of thumb for living in Los Angeles: when and Yuval Sharon put on a show, go see it
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Alex Ross Nov 19
Hadleigh Adams outlines plans for a "wall of defense" in Annie Gosfield's War of the Worlds, seen at four locations in LA yesterday:
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Alex Ross Nov 19
A low view of 's ricefall at the LA Phil's glorious Noon to Midnight marathon yesterday:
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Will Robin Nov 18
Replying to @seatedovation
You can listen to Andris Nelsons respond to interviewer about sexual harassment in the orchestra world at 46:30
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Alex Ross Nov 17
Major news regarding one of the world's great music festivals: Tom Morris, the artistic director of , will step down in 2019, after a bold, brilliant 16-year tenure.
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Alex Ross Nov 17
Replying to @pete_wells
"Oh my God, the New Yorker people are *such hicks*"
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Alex Ross Nov 17
Replying to @boulezian
Yes, and he observes the tempo marking of quarter note = 300.
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