The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 17. This Sunday on BLUE, we'll listen to Anglo-Irish ensemble Carducci Quartet perform a work by living composer Adrian Williams; some Bennie Maupin (providing Eamonn can find a particular CD he knows he has at home somewhere); Irish guitarist Michael O'Toole; Dave Brubeck (pictured) at Oberlin College; singer/songwriters Ane Brun, Elvis Costello, Lucinda Williams and Tom Waits; a “Finnish Prayer” by Taneli Kuusisto; and the last of the week's Bill Evans recordings (see BLUE TUNES, below), including a version of "Danny Boy". 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 4 May 2013

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    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.
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    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 -

    Bill Evans: August 11th - 17th

    Were he still with us, Bill Evans would have turned 85 on the 16th of August. A lyrical player who never paraded his technique, Evans first appeared on the radar after working with Charles Mingus and Miles Davis (that's Bill playing piano on most of the "Kind Of Blue" sessions). This week Eamonn features solo, duo and - especially - trio recordings made under the pianist's own name. We'll even hear Evans recorded with symphony orchestra and playing along to himself...

     

    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...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:36
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:29
    • 22:41
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book, Var. 1
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:47
      Title: Un Jour Comme Un Autre
      Performer(s): Riviere/ Lasso/Bourgeois
      Performer(s): Riviere/ Lasso/Bourgeois
      Duration: 2:35
    • 23:11
      Title: Piano Trio In A Minor - I. Modere
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 9:39
    • 23:42
      Title: La Casita De Mis Viejos
      Performer(s): Cobain / Cadicamo
      Performer(s): Cobain / Cadicamo
      Duration: 3:56
    • 00:07
      Title: Elegie In D Flatop17
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 6:54
    • 00:32
      Title: Lumen Valossa
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Duration: 5:14
    • 00:38
      Title: Sexfaldur
      Performer(s): Amina
      Performer(s): Amina
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:48
      Title: Andantino Cantabile From Our Garden
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:53
      Title: Cantus In Memory Of Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:18

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