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The Rest Is Noise: Listening To The Twentieth Century

Alex Ross
October 24, 2007

The New Yorker’s brilliant music critic takes us inside the labyrinth of modern sound, from Vienna before World War I to New York City in the seventies. Through experiments, revolutions, riots, and friendships forged and broken-come listen to a history of the twentieth century through its music.

Image: Knot 2 (1947), by Anni Albers
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