The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; solo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexis Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 5 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.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:31
      Title: Isle Of France
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:13
    • 22:34
      Title: Vedenainen
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa / Ikonen
      Performer(s): Kujanpaa / Ikonen
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:49
      Title: Cantabile
      Performer(s): Peteris Vasks
      Performer(s): Peteris Vasks
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:04
      Title: The Armed Man: Agnus Dei
      Performer(s): Jenkins, Karl
      Performer(s): Jenkins, Karl
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:22
      Title: Harp Concerto In 3 Tempi (Rondeau)
      Complete Work Name: Complete Work Name
      Composer: Composer
      Performer(s): Boieldieu, Francois Adrien
      Performer(s): Soloist, Additional Performer, Orchestra, Choir, Enaemble, Vocalist
      Duration: 7:18
    • 23:31
      Title: Concert Suite For Violin And Orchestra - Variazione Finale E Cod
      Performer(s): Taneyev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Taneyev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:44
      Title: Accidental Music
      Performer(s): Leslie
      Performer(s): Leslie
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:48
      Title: Calypso In A Box
      Performer(s): Schott
      Performer(s): Schott
      Duration: 1:02
    • 23:49
      Title: Pink Moon
      Performer(s): Drake
      Performer(s): Drake
      Duration: 2:18
    • 00:08
      Title: Creepin' In
      Performer(s): Horace Silver
      Performer(s): Horace Silver
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:25
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:31
      Title: Sospiri
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 4:06

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