The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Apr 13. This Sunday night's line-up includes Debussy's "Reverie" and part of Satie's "Gnossiennes"; 2 singer-songwriters covering material by John Martyn (as well as the man himself); a piece for guitar by Agustin Barrios Mangoré; new music by Colin Vallon and Bugge Wesseltoft; Richard Thompson and Scott Walker; a tune by Mose Allison (pictured); 2 compositions by J.S. Bach; sax-player Zoot Sims; Norwegian jazz pianist/composer Jon Balke; the slow movement of a Mendelssohn string quartet; and the last of the week's recordings by T-Bone Walker (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 26 April 2013


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Vivaldi's Four Seasons reinvented by genre-hopping Max Richter. Like it or hate it - you be the judge all this week as the Blue Team compare back to back.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    T-Bone Walker: April 7th - 13th

    Blues guitarist T-Bone Walker is one of the most influential musicians to rise up from the fertile Texas blues scene. The first man to go electric, his impact on blues guitar worldwide was huge. This week, Blue features T-Bone from his days with Capitol Records in the 40’s through to his Grammy Winner in 70’s and - especially - recordings made for Imperial Records during the 1950s.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 10:59 p.m.
      Title: Rain And Snow
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Duration: 0:02:30
    • 11:35 p.m.
      Title: Beeswing
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 0:05:46
    • 11:54 p.m.
      Title: A Case Of You
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Duration: 0:04:38
    • 12:02 a.m.
      Title: Claudy Banks
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 0:07:04
    • 12:09 a.m.
      Title: Berceuse
      Performer(s): Jarnfelt, Armas
      Duration: 0:03:22

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