The Colours of Chloë

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The Colours of Chloë
The Colours of Chloe.jpg
Studio album by Eberhard Weber
Released 1974
Recorded December 1973
Studio Tonstudio Bauer in Ludwigsburg, Germany
Genre Jazz
Length 39:42
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Eberhard Weber chronology
The Colours of Chloë
(1973)
Yellow Fields
(1976)

The Colours of Chloë is an album by German double bassist and composer Eberhard Weber recorded in 1973 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by David R. Adler awarded the album 4½ stars stating "Eberhard Weber's first record remains his most well-known and influential. An ambitious work of what might be called symphonic jazz, The Colours of Chloë helped to define the ECM sound -- picturesque, romantic, at times rhythmically involved, at others minimalistic and harmonically abstruse... People will disagree about whether The Colours of Chloë stands the test of time, but Weber's aesthetic played a significant role in the creative music of the '70s, attracting a fair share of emulators".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Eberhard Weber.

  1. "More Colours" – 6:44
  2. "The Colours of Chloë" – 7:49
  3. "An Evening With Vincent Van Ritz" – 5:51
  4. "No Motion Picture" – 19:32

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed August 31, 2011
  2. ^ a b Adler, D. R. Allmusic Review accessed August 31, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 205. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.