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Author Williams, Richard, 1947-

Title The blue moment : Miles Davis's Kind of blue and the remaking of modern music / Richard Williams.

Imprint New York : W. W. Norton, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  788.92165 D295Dw 2010    ---  Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 309 p. ; 22 cm.
Note "First published in Great Britain in 2009 by Faber and Faber Ltd."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Davis, Miles. Kind of blue.
Davis, Miles -- Influence.
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780393076639 (hardcover)
0393076636 (hardcover)
Standard No. CDX 11035890
AU@ 000045049105
QBX a 09053270

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