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The Rest Is Noise Audiobook Summary

The scandal over modern music has not died down. While modern paintings by Picasso and Pollock sell for a hundred million or more, shocking musical works from Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring onward still send ripples of unease through audiences; yet the influence of modern sound can be felt everywhere. Alex Ross, music critic for the New Yorker, shows how modern music has pervaded every corner of twentieth-century life.

The Rest Is Noise takes the listener inside the labyrinth of modern sound, from turn-of-the-century Vienna to bohemian Paris, from Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Russia to downtown New York in the sixties and seventies. We meet the maverick personalities who have defied the classical past, and we follow the rise of mass culture and mass politics on this sweeping tour of twentieth-century history as told through its music.

The Rest Is Noise Audiobook Narrator

Grover Gardner is the narrator of The Rest Is Noise audiobook that was written by Alex Ross

Grover Gardner’s narration career spans 25 years and over 550 audiobook titles. AudioFile magazine has called him one of the “Best Voices of the Century” and features him in their annual “Golden Voices” update. Publishers Weekly named him Audiobook Narrator of the Year for 2005. His recordings have garnered 18 Earphones Awards from AudioFile and an Audie Award from the Audio Publishers’ Association.

About the Author(s) of The Rest Is Noise

Alex Ross is the author of The Rest Is Noise

Alex Ross has been the music critic of The New Yorker since 1996. His first book, the international bestseller The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and won a National Book Critics Circle Award. His second book, the essay collection Listen to This, received an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2008 and a Guggenheim Fellow in 2015.

The Rest Is Noise Full Details

NarratorGrover Gardner
Length23 hours and 8 minutes
AuthorAlex Ross
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateOctober 16, 2007
ISBN9781483075624

Subjects

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of The Rest Is Noise Audiobook, The Rest Is Noise includes the following subjects: History, music, musical, nonfiction, Stravinsky, music criticism, music history, twentieth century, contemporary, classical, 20th century The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1483075621. The ISBN-13 is 9781483075624.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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