The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 25. On Friday's BLUE, jazz trumpeter Sean Jones performs a Stephen Sondheim melody; we hear recently made available releases of chamber music by Claude Debussy, Gabriel Dupont and George Onslow (the so-called "French Beethoven"); Maria Joao Pires and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, from a new recording of 2 Beethoven piano concertos; the late Charlie Haden with Hank Jones; guitarist John Williams (pictured) performs a tune by Beatle Paul; we've more Talich Quartet (see BLUE TUNES, below); and a selection from a 2014 solo piano CD by Elan Mehler.

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    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 -

    Talich Quartet: July 21st - 27th

    Václav Talich was music director of the Czech Philharmonic from 1919 to 1939 .His nephew, Jan Talich Snr, founded the Talich Quartet in 1964. Three decades later, his son, Jan Talich Jnr, took the first violin chair in the quartet. In this, its 50th anniversary, we feature a number of Talich releases, including recent recordings of works by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Kalliwoda. Join us for Talich Quartet, each night this week on Blue.

    Picture by David Goldman

    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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