The Blue Notebooks (15 Years)

Max Richter

The Blue Notebooks (15 Years)

Reissued and expanded for its 15th anniversary, Max Richter’s The Blue Notebooks, a heartfelt protest against political, social, and personal brutality, remains ahead of its time. The album’s original mix of electronica, classical elements, and sensuous, textured sounds was a huge influence on a new age of composers, and is now supplemented with new arrangements, remixes, and the previously unreleased track “A Catalogue of Afternoons.” “On the Nature of Daylight”—presented here in full-orchestral splendor and with a version that includes the haunting voice of Dinah Washington—has become a go-to piece for TV and cinema soundtracks, while “‘Iconography,” with its cascades of organ, almost single-handedly spawned a new dawn for film music.

The Blue Notebooks
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Horizon Variations
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Iconography
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Vladimir's Blues
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Organum
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Written On The Sky
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A Catalogue Of Afternoons
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On The Nature Of Daylight
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Vladimir's Blues 2018
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Vladimir's Blues
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Iconography
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