The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 blues by Leo "Bud" 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 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 -

    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.

    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "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

    • 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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