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...

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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 -

     

    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

    • 22:31
      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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