The New Criterion Latest Blog https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch en-us Copyright 2017, NewCriterion.com. All Rights Reserved info@beckandstone.com info@beckandstone.com Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11727 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11727 July 10, 2020 13:19 On Mahler in the summertime, Charles Péguy & Eileen Orwell. Isaac Sligh Who is that masked man? https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/who-is-that-masked-man-11724 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/who-is-that-masked-man-11724 July 10, 2020 11:01 On seeing through the mask. Timothy Jacobson Knocking at the gates https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/knocking-at-the-gates-11722 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/knocking-at-the-gates-11722 July 9, 2020 05:47 A review of Alaric the Goth: An Outsider’s History of the Fall of Rome, by Douglas Boin. Clayton Trutor The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11718 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11718 July 7, 2020 07:21 On Schubert, Palladio, Georgian art & more from the world of culture. The Editors An inglorious Fourth https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/an-inglorious-fourth https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/an-inglorious-fourth July 2, 2020 17:31 On the patriotic tradition of the Great American Songbook. Timothy Jacobson Why words matter https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/why-words-matter https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/why-words-matter July 1, 2020 11:23 On careless language. Julia Friedman Music for a While #29: America: plenty good room https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-29-america-plenty-good-room-11710 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-29-america-plenty-good-room-11710 July 1, 2020 11:09 Jay Nordlinger, music critic of The New Criterion, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11707 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11707 June 30, 2020 09:47 On the American Revolution, Victorian Art, British country houses & more from the world of culture. The Editors Against the summer silence https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/against-the-summer-silence https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/against-the-summer-silence June 29, 2020 15:07 On the Ravinia Festival’s online “lawn party.” Jay Nordlinger Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11705 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11705 June 26, 2020 17:07 On Mozart, Eels & the Orthodox Church. Isaac Sligh Churchill boxed https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/churchill-boxed-11702 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/churchill-boxed-11702 June 26, 2020 16:52 On the guarding of monuments. Timothy Jacobson Let music swell the breeze https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/let-music-swell-the-breeze-11699 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/let-music-swell-the-breeze-11699 June 24, 2020 10:43 On musical and political harmony in Plato’s world and ours. Solveig Lucia Gold Journalism self-destructs https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/journalism-self-destructs https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/journalism-self-destructs June 23, 2020 15:34 On the willful myopia of the press and its readership. James Bowman Sounds of music, again https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/sounds-of-music-again https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/sounds-of-music-again June 23, 2020 13:31 On reopening classical music. Timothy Jacobson Music for a While #28: Poems, songs, and shouts https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-28-poems-songs-and-shouts https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-28-poems-songs-and-shouts June 23, 2020 12:01 Jay Nordlinger, music critic of The New Criterion, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11682 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11682 June 23, 2020 05:14 On Alexander Calder, Andrés Segovia, Sir Edwin Lutyens & more from the world of culture. The Editors Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11680 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11680 June 19, 2020 15:41 On Roman frescoes, Jews of the Caucasus & the Renaissance copyeditor. Isaac Sligh Oldies and goodies https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/oldies-and-goodies https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/oldies-and-goodies June 19, 2020 15:19 On Leontyne Price, James Levine, et al. in a Verdi opera. Jay Nordlinger “Please release me” https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/please-release-me-11678 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/please-release-me-11678 June 18, 2020 13:05 On Carl Sandburg and phase two. Timothy Jacobson Eric Gibson & James Panero discuss sculpture in exile & culture under siege https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/eric-gibson-and-james-panero-discuss-sculpture-in-exile-and-culture-under-siege-11674 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/eric-gibson-and-james-panero-discuss-sculpture-in-exile-and-culture-under-siege-11674 June 18, 2020 06:21 A new podcast on the necessity of sculpture. James Panero and Eric Gibson Of dishonored memory https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/of-dishonored-memory-11665 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/of-dishonored-memory-11665 June 17, 2020 17:50 On modern-day iconoclasm. James Bowman The best of Rome’s worst https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-best-of-romes-worst-11661 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-best-of-romes-worst-11661 June 16, 2020 16:45 A review of How to Be A Bad Emperor by Suetonius, selected and translated by Josiah Osgood. Mary Spencer The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11657 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11657 June 16, 2020 05:32 On Bloomsday, the Trojan War, Jacob’s Pillow & more from the world of culture. The Editors Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11651 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11651 June 12, 2020 15:21 On Wordsworth, Leonardo da Vinci & the Russian bath. Isaac Sligh Sweet <i>Isolation</i> https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/sweet-isolation-11645 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/sweet-isolation-11645 June 10, 2020 14:24 On a new rag by Scott Wheeler. Jay Nordlinger Two for the road https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/two-for-the-road https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/two-for-the-road June 11, 2020 09:53 On Paddy Leigh Fermor and Jan Morris. Timothy Jacobson Music for a While #27: Vexed and unvexed https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-27-vexed-and-unvexed-11639 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-27-vexed-and-unvexed-11639 June 10, 2020 08:53 Jay Nordlinger, music critic of The New Criterion, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger Insanity triumphant https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/insanity-triumphant https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/insanity-triumphant June 9, 2020 17:59 On the language of the Left and its capitulation to riot culture. James Bowman Aubrey’s aesthetics https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/aubreys-aesthetics-11632 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/aubreys-aesthetics-11632 June 9, 2020 09:41 On a virtual visit to an exhibition of the works of Aubrey Beardsley at Tate Britain. Paul du Quenoy The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11622 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11622 June 9, 2020 04:57 On Burke, New York architecture, BBC Shakespeare & more from the world of culture. The Editors