Articles and Reviews for Reinventing Bach by Paul Elie

October 10, 2012


"Bach Is Still Revving Up Engine of Musical Innovation," The New York Times

"Play It Again: How Recordings Have Changed Perceptions of Classical Music," The Economist

"Harmonic Convergence," America

"'Reinventing Bach': Multiple Variations on a Virtuoso Composer," Seattle Times

"Books Briefly Noted: Reinventing Bach," The New Yorker

"Review: 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie Casts a Wide Net," Los Angeles Times

"Book Review: 'Reinventing Bach' by Paul Elie," Washingtonian

"30 Variations and a Microphone," New York Times Magazine [book excerpt]

"Riff Bonus: A Night in the Life of the Culture," New York Times Magazine [bonus book excerpt]

"Questions for Paul Elie, Author of ‘Reinventing Bach’," New York Times Magazine [interview]

"Technology: Baroque Geekery," Nature

Leonard Lopate Show: Reinventing Bach [radio conversation]

"Author Paul Elie on the Persistent Urge toward 'Reinventing Bach'," Capital New York

"Experiencing the Superabundance of Bach: The Millions Interviews Paul Elie," The Millions

"The Shoddy Afterlife of a Reality Hunger Appropriation," The Millions [re. The Life You Save May Be Your Own]

"Bookmark This!" Los Angeles Public Library

"Book Brahmin: Paul Elie," Book Brahmin

"Book Notes October 2012," KBAQ [radio book review] 

"Reinventing Bach: On Writing, Music, and Technology," FSG Work in Progress [interview and YouTube timeline]

"The 5 Best Music Books," Publishers Weekly

"Review: Reinventing Bach," Publishers Weekly

"Review: Reinventing Bach," Kirkus Reviews

"Listening to Bach Today: PW Talks with Paul Elie," Publishers Weekly [interview]

"Bach’s Music, Back Then and Right Now," The New Republic

"Enough and More Than Enough: On Paul Elie’s 'Reinventing Bach'," Los Angeles Review of Books