The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 2. Tonight, Eamonn presents an ecstatic Art van Damme; 2 x Boccherini; The Cinematic Orchestra's "Arrival Of The Birds"; a sample from the new CD by Anoushka Shankar (pictured); nocturnes by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Scriabin, Olafur Arnalds and Pablo Held  (see BLUE TUNES, below); late career Billie Holiday; a bluesy "Please Don't Go"; the melodic ambience of UK electronica duo Digitonal; a Mendelssohn octet; new Eileen Tackney; Chet Baker with Paul Desmond; part of a Shostakovich chamber symphony; as well as Dick Gaughan and Leo Kottke. 10pm...

    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 -

    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

     

    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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