The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 9 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 Recommended -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Prehensile Dream
      Performer(s): Anderson, Reid
      Performer(s): Anderson, Reid
      Duration: 8:27
    • 22:06
      Title: Like A Lover
      Performer(s): Bergman / Bergman / Motta / Caymmi
      Performer(s): Bergman / Bergman / Motta / Caymmi
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:14
      Title: Adagio For String Orchestra Op.48
      Performer(s): Larsson, Lars-Erik
      Performer(s): Larsson, Lars-Erik
      Duration: 6:10
    • 22:21
      Title: A Whole Life Lived
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:51
    • 22:26
      Title: The Pirate
      Performer(s): Hukkelberg, Hanne
      Performer(s): Hukkelberg, Hanne
      Duration: 4:51
    • 22:30
      Title: The Egg Man / The Fight Of The Taruru
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Performer(s): Parfitt-Murray, Hal / Busk, Nikolaj
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:35
      Title: Devil Got My Woman
      Performer(s): James, Skip
      Performer(s): James, Skip
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:38
      Title: The Man From God Knows Where
      Performer(s): Russell, Thomas
      Performer(s): Russell, Thomas
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:41
      Title: Shimmering Song
      Performer(s): Elizabeth, Nancy
      Performer(s): Elizabeth, Nancy
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:44
      Title: Waltz
      Performer(s): Matthews, Colin
      Performer(s): Matthews, Colin
      Duration: 1:43
    • 22:47
      Title: Temwani
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Duration: 2:08
    • 22:50
      Title: Blood Count
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:55
      Title: Why Did I Choose You
      Performer(s): Leonard / Martin
      Performer(s): Leonard / Martin
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:01
      Title: Violin Concerto (2nd Movement) Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 6:40
    • 23:07
      Title: Little Suite In A Minor - Praludium
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:11
      Title: Will You Love Me Tomorrow
      Performer(s): Goffin / King
      Performer(s): Goffin / King
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:15
      Title: You've Got A Friend
      Performer(s): King, Carole
      Performer(s): King, Carole
      Duration: 6:54
    • 23:23
      Title: Bergamasca
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:27
      Title: Track 13
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Glas
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Performer(s): Schmitt, Florent
      Duration: 6:39
    • 23:39
      Title: Court And Spark
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell
      Performer(s): Joni Mitchell
      Album: Court and Spark, Elektra/Asylum Records, 7559-60593-2
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:41
      Title: (Looking For) The Heart Of A Saturday Night
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 4:10
    • 23:45
      Title: Let's Do It
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Porter, Cole
      Duration: 8:59
    • 23:55
      Title: Sonata No 2 For Unaccompanied Violin In A Major - 1st Movement -
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:00
      Title: Newark Airport 2
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Performer(s): Lola Perrin
      Duration: 2:46
    • 00:05
      Title: Parting
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tirill
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tirill
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:07
      Title: I Could Bring You Jewels - Had I A Mind To
      Performer(s): Dickinson, Emily/Foster, Josephine
      Performer(s): Dickinson, Emily/Foster, Josephine
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:10
      Title: Waterfront
      Composer: Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Secrets Of The Beehive, Virgin, CDVR2471
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:13
      Title: By The Waterside
      Performer(s): Fogarty, Seamus
      Performer(s): Fogarty, Seamus
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:16
      Title: Walk To The Water
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:19
      Title: Seal
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Duration: 8:51
    • 00:28
      Title: Sea Eagle For Solo Horn (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Davies, Peter Maxwell
      Performer(s): Davies, Peter Maxwell
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:32
      Title: Lichen
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:37
      Title: Drop Me There
      Performer(s): Yirga, Samuel
      Performer(s): Yirga, Samuel
      Duration: 8:44

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