Listening Van Morrison Greil Marcus


Listening Van Morrison Greil Marcus - It has been said that "writing about music is like dancing about architecture". Faced with the imposing edifice of Van Morrison's oeuvre, Greil Marcus has performed a very singular jig.. Listening to Van Morrison. Greil Marcus. Listening to Van Morrison represents Greil Marcus’s quest to trace Morrison’s particular genius through seminal moments in his long career, beginning in 1965, breaking open in 1968 with the incomparable Astral Weeks, and continuing in full force to this day.. Author(s): Greil Marcus. Fiction. Share Represents the author's quest to trace Van Morrison's particular genius through seminal moments in his long career, beginning in 1965, breaking open in 1968 with the incomparable "Astral Weeks"..

SINOPSE 'Van Morrison,' says Greil Marcus, 'remains a singer who can be compared to no other in the history of modern popular music.' When Astral Weeks was released in 1968, it was largely ignored.. Listening to Van Morrison by Greil Marcus (Faber) August 2010. Forgive me if I start by quoting some of my favourite lines of poetry. They come from T. S. Eliot’s great religious sequence, Four Quartets: ‘Words, after speech, reach / Into the silence.. Greil Marcus When That Rough God Goes Riding: Listening to Van Morrison PublicAffairs 1 star (out of 5) Like the book it covers, this review will be short and not comprehensive..

Listening to Van Morrison. Greil Marcus ‘Van Morrison,’ says Greil Marcus, ‘remains a singer who can be compared to no other in the history of modern popular music.’. Listening to Van Morrison (paperback). 'Van Morrison,' says Greil Marcus, 'remains a singer who can be compared to no other in the history of modern popular music.' When Astral Weeks was released in 1968, it was largely ignored. When it was re-released as a live album in 2009 it reached the top of the Billboard charts, a first for any Van. This book is a quest to understand Van Morrison's particular genius through a close look at the most extraordinary and unclassifiable moments in his long career, beginning in 1965 and continuing.

Editions for When That Rough God Goes Riding: Listening to Van Morrison: 158648821X (Hardcover published in 2010), 0571254462 (Paperback published in 201.


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