The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 18 May 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Inspired by Finnish folk, Timo Alakotila is a contemporary composer/pianist whose varied musical gems are unveiled this week on the Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    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...
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: O Beijo
      Performer(s): Braga / Moreira / Medeiros
      Performer(s): Braga / Moreira / Medeiros
      Duration: 4:55
    • 22:05
      Title: Solofaka
      Performer(s): Rakotobe, A. Dr.
      Performer(s): Rakotobe, A. Dr.
      Duration: 3:40
    • 22:08
      Title: Three Pieces For Strings: Pastoral
      Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C
      Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:11
      Title: Domine Deus (Gloria)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:15
      Title: Piano Concerto No 11 In F Major - Ii Movement Larghetto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 7:21
    • 22:24
      Title: Airplane Blues
      Performer(s): Jackson / Kelson
      Performer(s): Jackson / Kelson
      Duration: 2:47
    • 22:27
      Title: Paris, Texas
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:30
      Title: Postcards From Hell
      Performer(s): Wood, O. / Wood, C.
      Performer(s): Wood, O. / Wood, C.
      Duration: 4:59
    • 22:35
      Title: Cello Suite No.1 In G Bwv1007 (1st Movement) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:37
      Title: Romanza - Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 8:02
    • 22:46
      Title: (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone
      Performer(s): Johnson, Buddy
      Performer(s): Johnson, Buddy
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:51
      Title: It's Me, O Lord (Standin' In The Need Of Prayer)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:57
      Title: Deeper Understanding
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:48
    • 23:04
      Title: Those Sweet And Funny Nights
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:09
      Title: White House Blues
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:13
      Title: Mother Mine In Fold-Fold
      Performer(s): Traditional / John Hearne
      Performer(s): Traditional / John Hearne
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:16
      Title: The First Cut Is The Deepest
      Performer(s): Stephens
      Performer(s): Stephens
      Duration: 3:51
    • 23:20
      Title: Zodiac Trio
      Performer(s): Mathias, William
      Performer(s): Mathias, William
      Duration: 3:37
    • 23:25
      Title: Concerto For 2 Pianos In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:30
      Title: O Sacrum Convivium
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:35
      Title: May Morning
      Performer(s): Waterson/Carthy
      Performer(s): Waterson/Carthy
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:41
      Title: Chapel Files
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Duration: 6:56
    • 23:48
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In F Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:54
      Title: Serenade In C Major For String Trio - Romanza: Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:58
      Title: Suite For Flute And Orchestra (2nd Movement) Idylle
      Performer(s): Godard, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Godard, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:15
      Title: Lazy Afternoon
      Performer(s): Latouche / Moross
      Performer(s): Latouche / Moross
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:23
      Title: Studio No.12 In A Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 4:59
    • 00:28
      Title: Yellow
      Performer(s): Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin
      Performer(s): Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:31
      Title: The Chase (Variations On Mussorgsky's Old Castle From Pictures A
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:35
      Title: Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
      Performer(s): Landesman / Wolf
      Performer(s): Landesman / Wolf
      Duration: 6:21

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