The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 8 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Anne Queffélec is an award-winning pianist. Each night this week, Carl and Eamonn will air tracks from the Parisian's new CD of early 20th century French music, Satie & Compagnie.

     

    Blue Tunes June 8th - 14th

    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 -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    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.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:02
      Title: Kadi Kadi
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Performer(s): Toure, Ali Farka
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:06
      Title: Wine Wine Wine
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:08
      Title: Teremtes
      Performer(s): Sebastyen/Molnariarr
      Performer(s): Sebastyen/Molnariarr
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:12
      Title: Track 19
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: The Little Drummer Girl
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:25
      Title: Vii: Molto Adagio E Tranquillo; Sereno
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Performer(s): Rochberg, George
      Duration: 4:16
    • 22:32
      Title: When The Moon Rises...
      Performer(s): Leech, Owen
      Performer(s): Leech, Owen
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:44
      Title: Mary Ann
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:47
      Title: Nino Chiquetito
      Performer(s): Martin, Juan
      Performer(s): Martin, Juan
      Duration: 4:52
    • 22:54
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In C Minor For Piano, Trumpet And Strings -
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 7:30
    • 23:07
      Title: Las Vegas Tango
      Performer(s): Evans, Gil
      Performer(s): Evans, Gil
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:13
      Title: Your Fonder Heart
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Anais
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:17
      Title: Mysteries
      Performer(s): Gibbons / Webb
      Performer(s): Gibbons / Webb
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:23
      Title: Piano Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:15
    • 23:32
      Title: Bell Metal Lane
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:38
      Title: Variations On A Theme By Schumann Ii
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Performer(s): Hays, Kevin
      Duration: 2:40
    • 23:40
      Title: Prelude No.20 In G Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Performer(s): Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
      Duration: 2:03
    • 23:43
      Title: Urge For Going
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:49
      Title: Toni
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Performer(s): Hussein, Zakir
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:54
      Title: Gnossiene 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:58
      Title: A La Maniere De Chabrier
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Glima
      Performer(s): Johannsson
      Performer(s): Johannsson
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:05
      Title: Ojitos Negros
      Performer(s): Trad Arr E.Rodriguez
      Performer(s): Trad Arr E.Rodriguez
      Duration: 2:40
    • 00:07
      Title: Cradle Song
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:11
      Title: Daytime In Las Vegas
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Performer(s): Uehara, Hiromi
      Duration: 4:45
    • 00:16
      Title: The Linden
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Nyberg
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Nyberg
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:21
      Title: Suite No.3 For Violin, Viola And String Orchestra Op.19 No.1 - P
      Performer(s): Atterberg, Kurt
      Performer(s): Atterberg, Kurt
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:24
      Title: Con Permiso
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:29
      Title: The Dawn Of Spring
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:32
      Title: Finisterre
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Duration: 6:37
    • 00:39
      Title: Ninna Nanna
      Performer(s): Clemente/ Audiello
      Performer(s): Clemente/ Audiello
      Duration: 3:33

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