The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel music by Leo Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 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 -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August31st - Septemeber 6th: Memphis Slim

    Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    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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