The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 28 April 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:36
      Title: They Can't Take That Away From Me
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:47
      Title: Lullaby From The Westcoast Sleepers
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Duration: 2:17
    • 22:54
      Title: Forever You
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:02
      Title: Re: Stacks
      Performer(s): Bon Iver
      Performer(s): Bon Iver
      Album: For Emma, Forever Ago
      Duration: 6:56
    • 23:39
      Title: Last Rites For The Promised Land (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:43
      Title: All Of You
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:54
      Title: Suite For Strings - Ii. Andante
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:03
      Title: My Lady Hudson's
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:44
      Title: Sun Against My Eyes
      Performer(s): Schott
      Performer(s): Schott
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:55
      Title: By The Time I Get To Phoenix
      Performer(s): Jimmy Webb
      Performer(s): Jimmy Webb
      Album: Ten Easy Pieces
      Duration: 4:39
    • 01:06
      Title: Puncture Repair
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Performer(s): Elbow
      Album: Leaders of the Free World, V2 Music, VVR1032552
      Duration: 1:48

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