The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 19 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 -

    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

    • 21:55
      Title: Stratospheres
      Composer: Garbi
      Performer(s): Andy Garbi
      Performer(s): Andy Garbi
      Album: The Sound of One, PRS Foundation for New Music, Ais Cd 1001
      Duration: 5:32
    • 22:07
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Gnomus
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:12
      Title: Fragile
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Duration: 3:29
    • 22:15
      Title: At One
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 2:30
    • 22:17
      Title: Our Lady Of The Shooting Stars
      Performer(s): Gauthier, Mary
      Performer(s): Gauthier, Mary
      Duration: 3:44
    • 22:22
      Title: Three Poems: After Long Silence / She Weeps Over Rahoon / Will Y
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 11:39
    • 22:34
      Title: No. 11
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 7:10
    • 22:41
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 2 In A Major (2) Largo Appassionato
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:49
    • 22:53
      Title: Oh Love
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:33
    • 23:06
      Title: The West Coast Of Clare
      Performer(s): Irvine, Andy
      Performer(s): Irvine, Andy
      Duration: 5:49
    • 23:17
      Title: Dry Bones
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:32
    • 23:20
      Title: Less
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Performer(s): Frahm, Nils
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:26
      Title: 7 Days Later
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:31
      Title: Tracing The Outline - Movement 6
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 4:35
    • 23:35
      Title: Campani In Aria (Berceuse)
      Performer(s): Boyle, Rory
      Performer(s): Boyle, Rory
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:40
      Title: 'Cross The Williamsburg Bridge
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Duration: 1:48
    • 23:41
      Title: False Persona
      Performer(s): Parkinson, Niamh
      Performer(s): Parkinson, Niamh
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:45
      Title: Flor Parma M
      Performer(s): Larose/ Sarr
      Performer(s): Larose/ Sarr
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:49
      Title: Rosa Morena
      Performer(s): Caymmi
      Performer(s): Caymmi
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:58
      Title: Grapefruit Moon
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:03
      Title: Concerto For Three Violins In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:55
    • 00:09
      Title: Cello Suite No.4 In E Flat Major (4th Movement) Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:13
      Title: When The Sun Comes Out
      Performer(s): Arlen / Koehler
      Performer(s): Arlen / Koehler
      Duration: 6:01
    • 00:19
      Title: The White Birds
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:21
      Title: Here Comes The Flood
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:25
      Title: Northern Sky
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:35
      Title: Comme Ci, Comme Ca
      Performer(s): Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Performer(s): Coquatrix, Dudan & Goell
      Duration: 6:21
    • 00:43
      Title: Serenade For Strings (4th Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:10
    • 00:49
      Title: Granada Serenade
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 5:04

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