We looked inside some of the tweets by @alexrossmusic and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
The irony of feeling such relief and security at being allowed in to Germany is not lost on me. My grandparents would be utterly mystified by 2020. https://t.co/8Hofi4OkOw
My latest: on violin vigils for Elijah McClain, white musicians waking up to the realities of racism, and a reminder that Black lives don't matter less if they don't spend time doing things white people are comfortable with. https://t.co/qinRoCi2lc
The International Bruckner Society has announced the appointment of Jonathan, the 188-year old giant tortoise, as its new editor-in-chief. In a statement, the IBS said: 'Jonathan brings with him a wealth of first-hand experience, mostly about leaves and shredded vegetables.' https://t.co/saKqddrcOv
La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela, and their colleagues seek help keeping the Dream House alive. https://t.co/YHnBFUfAdI
In the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "One of Ours," Willa Cather merged pandemic and war into a general season of death. https://t.co/RDNr05limi
ONE OF OURS—soon to have its centenary in 1922, and a novel strangely for our times with its focus on war and the 1918 pandemic—has a modern read by @alexrossmusic of @NewYorker Ross was the keynote speaker at our first virtual Spring Conference in June. #pandemic #WillaCather https://t.co/LrmaOmFfPo
I wrote at length about Cather in 2017—an essay that overlaps at a few points with the Cather chapter in Wagnerism. https://t.co/DwqLBxRxbb
New Interview: I talked to the philosopher Susan Neiman about her new book on how Germany has chosen to remember and confront its past, and what the German experience can teach the United States about how to confront the legacies of slavery & segregation. https://t.co/2ZszjSYDfa
In another game-changing innovation by @fsgbooks, the Wagnerism audiobook will be released in the form of 7500 sequential TikTok videos.
Now reading: Philip Ewell's "Music Theory and the White Racial Frame," in Music Theory Online. https://t.co/lm4YdrMMmH
My writings have added very little to the sum of human knowledge, but I did discover that letter from Cosima Wagner to Luranah Aldridge in the Amanda Aldridge papers at Northwestern. https://t.co/GUyIgiKgoo
Audiobook challenge: finding the right Cosima Voice. https://t.co/Zfv1jUp3Bo
Trump's plan for a statuary park devoted to national heroes is not without precedent. https://t.co/Y1XmNylbpr
Preparing for my audiobook sessions next week, I sought help online with the proper Italian pronunciation of Grand Hôtel et des Palmes, and came across this intriguing 1978 track by Nu Creative Methods: https://t.co/tqvMOH0BSG