The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on the next programme...

    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 Saturday 4 May 2013

    Listen

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    It's quality not quantity all this week as Blue plays the Chamber music of Maurice Ravel - not a huge repertoire but impressive; join Carl and Eamonn across the week nightly at 10.
    Listen

    Joe Boyd interview

    Eamonn Lenihan talks to record producer and author Joe Boyd, who shares his thoughts on Sandy Denny's career before, during and after her time with Fairport Convention.

    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

    • 09:36 p.m.
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:05:29
    • 09:41 p.m.
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book, Var. 1
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:06:27
    • 09:47 p.m.
      Title: Un Jour Comme Un Autre
      Performer(s): Riviere/ Lasso/Bourgeois
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:35
    • 10:11 p.m.
      Title: Piano Trio In A Minor - I. Modere
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:09:39
    • 10:42 p.m.
      Title: La Casita De Mis Viejos
      Performer(s): Cobain / Cadicamo
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:56
    • 11:07 p.m.
      Title: Elegie In D Flatop17
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:06:54
    • 11:32 p.m.
      Title: Lumen Valossa
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:05:14
    • 11:38 p.m.
      Title: Sexfaldur
      Performer(s): Amina
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:05:02
    • 11:48 p.m.
      Title: Andantino Cantabile From Our Garden
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:23
    • 11:53 p.m.
      Title: Cantus In Memory Of Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:06:18

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Latest Show

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan on Twitter

    Schedule Open Schedule