The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel music by Leo Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 7 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    June 8 - 14. Parisian Anne Queffélec - the daughter and sister of writers - is passionate about literature. That said, Anne has, from an early age, devoted her own efforts to music. She was awarded first prize at the 1968 international piano competition in Munich, and at Leeds the following year. “The piano is,” she believes, “an orchestra in miniature.” Her latest Mirare release, “Satie & Compagnie” focuses on French composers of the early 20th century.

    We’ll be airing selections from the CD all this week on BLUE. Expect to hear music by Ravel, Debussy, Hahn, Poulenc, Satie and others, nightly, from 10pm.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August31st - Septemeber 6th: Memphis Slim

    Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:59
      Title: Black River Pike
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:07
      Title: Fade A Little
      Performer(s): Wasserfuhr, R. / Wasserfuhr, J.
      Performer(s): Wasserfuhr, R. / Wasserfuhr, J.
      Duration: 7:54
    • 22:19
      Title: Violin Sonata No.1 (3rd Movement) Adagio Molto
      Performer(s): De Freitas Branco, Luis
      Performer(s): De Freitas Branco, Luis
      Duration: 3:59
    • 22:24
      Title: All To Do With The Moon
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 3:39
    • 22:28
      Title: American Tunes
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:33
      Title: Trouble So Hard
      Duration: 1:53
    • 22:35
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 22:41
      Title: Here
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:44
      Title: Song
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Duration: 2:23
    • 22:46
      Title: Sightly
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:54
      Title: Smoke And Mirrors
      Performer(s): Tsabropoulos, Vassilis
      Performer(s): Tsabropoulos, Vassilis
      Duration: 7:17
    • 23:01
      Title: The Beauty Of Decay
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Performer(s): Aarset / Bang / Honoré
      Duration: 7:21
    • 23:08
      Title: Con Que La Lavare
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:14
      Title: Madrigal : Aqui Me Declaro
      Performer(s): De Morata, Gines
      Performer(s): De Morata, Gines
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:18
      Title: Shady Side
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Duration: 7:19
    • 23:25
      Title: Love For Sale
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:31
      Title: Mystery
      Performer(s): Orton, Beth
      Performer(s): Orton, Beth
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:35
      Title: Unit 1
      Performer(s): Barwick, Julianna
      Performer(s): Barwick, Julianna
      Duration: 1:31
    • 23:36
      Title: Hold On
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 2:08
    • 23:38
      Title: Siegfried Idyll
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 10:48
    • 23:50
      Title: A Moment Alone
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Duration: 6:30
    • 23:56
      Title: Girl Talk
      Performer(s): Hefti / Troup
      Performer(s): Hefti / Troup
      Duration: 5:51
    • 00:04
      Title: Sonata For Piano And Cello In E Major (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Alkan, Charles-Valentin
      Performer(s): Alkan, Charles-Valentin
      Duration: 10:07
    • 00:14
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Walbert, David
      Performer(s): Walbert, David
      Duration: 1:29
    • 00:15
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:20
      Title: Daytime In Las Vegas
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Duration: 4:45
    • 00:25
      Title: Lamentos
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:30
      Title: Salve Regina
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:39
      Title: Lonely House
      Performer(s): Hughes / Weill
      Performer(s): Hughes / Weill
      Duration: 7:46
    • 00:47
      Title: Sonata No. 3 In F Minor Op. 5 - Movement Iv - Intermezzo (Ruckbl
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:50
      Title: First Sleep
      Performer(s): Martinez, Cliff
      Performer(s): Martinez, Cliff
      Duration: 3:08

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