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The rest is noise : listening to the twentieth century
Alex Ross
Adult Nonfiction ML197 .R76 2007

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ContentsPage
Prefacep. xi
Part I - 1900-1933
1 - The Golden Age: Strauss, Mahler, and the Fin de Sieclep. 3
2 - Doctor Faust: Schoenberg, Debussy, and Atonalityp. 33
3 - Dance of the Earth: The Rite, the Folk, le Jazzp. 74
4 - Invisible Men: American Composers from Ives to Ellingtonp. 120
5 - Apparition from the Woods: The Loneliness of Jean Sibeliusp. 157
6 - City of Nets: Berlin in the Twentiesp. 178
Part II - 1933-1945
7 - The Art of Fear: Music in Stalin's Russiap. 215
8 - Music for All: Music in FDR's Americap. 260
9 - Death Fugue: Music in Hitler's Germanyp. 305
Part III - 1945-2000
10 - Zero Hour: The U.S. Army and German Music, 1945-1949p. 343
11 - Brave New World: The Cold War and the Avant-Garde of the Fiftiesp. 355
12 - "Grimes! Grimes!": The Passion of Benjamin Brittenp. 411
13 - Zion Park: Messiaen, Ligeti, and the Avant-Garde of the Sixtiesp. 444
14 - Beethoven Was Wrong: Bop, Rock, and the Minimalistsp. 473
15 - Sunken Cathedrals: Music at Century's Endp. 512
Epiloguep. 541
Notesp. 545
Suggested Listeningp. 595
Acknowledgmentsp. 597
Indexp. 601


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