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Title:
The blue moment : Miles Davis's Kind of Blue and the remaking of modern music
Author:
Williams, Richard, 1947-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W. W. Norton, 2010.

©2009
Physical Description:
309 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
"First published in Great Britain in 2009 by Faber and Faber Ltd."
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Into the blue : welcome to the modern world -- The sound of blue : blue valentines, blue kisses, blue velvet, way to blue -- Blue moods : conversations behind a Chinese laundry -- Blue dawn : from the Third Stream to the nouvelle vague -- Six colours (blue) : adventures in modality: from Milestones to Porgy and Bess -- Interlude: outside in blue : Camus, Moravia, Mastroianni and the man with the Strand cigarette -- The blue moment : an Armenian Orthodox church with a three-second reverb -- Blue waves : John Coltrane and Bill Evans: quartet and trio -- Blue horizon : Enter minimalism: La Monte Young and Terry Riley -- Dark blue : the Velvet Underground: how art came to the discotheque -- So blue : what James Brown told Pee Wee Ellis -- Blue bells : soft machines and curved air -- Code blue : The art school of hop: Brian Eno and the bush of ghosts -- Blue on blue : northern latitudes and the most beautiful sound next to silence -- Coda: permanent blue : inside the Dream House.
ISBN:
9780393076639
Format :
Book