A revelatory history of the operatic masterpiece that both made and destroyed Rouben Mamoulian, its director and unsung hero.
A penetrating and entertaining exploration of New York’s music scene from Cubop through folk, punk, and hip-hop.
"A superb, all-encompassing survey of music in America." —Kirkus Reviews
“The two sides of Shaw . . . are at the center of . . . [this] compulsively readable biography.”—Daniel Akst, Wall Street Journal
While many hundred thousands of pages have been written about Stravinsky, in this book—the composer's first—we hear from the man himself.