The Rest Is Noise
Listening to the Twentieth Century
ISBN10: 0312427719 ISBN13: 9780312427719 Publisher: Picador USA Published: Oct 14 2008 Pages: 684 Weight: 1.60lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
A colorful history of modern music is set against the backdrop of the events, personalities, social institutions, and cultural movements of the twentieth century, chronicling the evolution of mass culture and mass politics, technological innovation, revolution, social experiments, and more in terms of the music of the era. Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.