VIRTUAL - Alex Ross | Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music

Music critic for the New Yorker since 1996, Alex Ross is the author of the international bestseller The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century. A trip down the rabbit hole of modern sound’s biggest moments and personalities, it won the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Ross is also the author of Listen to This, an essay collection ranging in topic from Mozart to Led Zeppelin. A 2008 MacArthur Fellow and a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, he is the recipient of the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award and a Letter of Distinction from the American Music Center for his contributions to contemporary music. His latest book examines Richard Wagner’s soaring music, vile politics, and complicated legacy.

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Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 11:30am
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$40.00
ISBN: 9780374285937
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 15th, 2020