The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century [Audiobook]

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The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century [Audiobook]

The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century [Audiobook] by Alex Ross
English | December 10, 2007 | ASIN: B00115MOUC, ISBN: 1433207931, 143320794X | MP3@64 kbps | 23 hrs 7 mins | 638 MB
Narrator: Grover Gardner | Genre: Nonfiction/Music

The Rest Is Noise takes the listener inside the labyrinth of modern music, from turn-of-the-century Vienna to downtown New York in the '60s and '70s. We meet the maverick personalities and follow the rise of mass culture on this sweeping tour of 20th-century history through its music.

Ross, music critic for The New Yorker, is the recipient of numerous awards for his work, including two ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards for music criticism. In addition, he was named a 2008 recipient of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, given for achievements in creativity and potential for making important future cultural contributions.