Ben Ratliff

Nov 19, 2018

What Is Virtuosity?

A Conversation with Ben Ratliff

New Books Network 2018

What is virtuosity—and what does a music critic make of it? Worship it? Reject it? Ben Ratliff joins us to talk about the good and bad of virtuoso performance and how it has helped him think about the role of the critic in the age of Spotify.

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