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Title:
The rest is noise : listening to the twentieth century
Author:
Ross, Alex, 1968-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xiv, 624 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
1900-1933. The golden age : Mahler, Strauss, and the fin-de-siècle ; Doctor Faust : Schoenberg, Debussy, and atonality ; Dance of the earth : the rite, the folk, le jazz ; Invisible men : American composers from Ives to Ellington ; Apparition in the woods : the loneliness of Jean Sibelius ; City of nets : Berlin in the twenties -- 1933-1945. The art of fear : music in Stalin's Russia ; Music for all : music in FDR's America ; Death fugue : music in Hitler's Germany -- 1945-2000. Zero hour : the U.S. army in Germany, 1945-1949 ; Brave new world : the cold war and the avant-garde ; Grimes! Grimes! : the passion of Benjamin Britten ; Zion park : Messiaen, Ligeti, and the avant-garde of the sixties ; Beethoven was wrong : bebop, rock, and the minimalists ; Sunken cathedrals : music at century's end.
ISBN:
9780374249397
Format :
Book