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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 Saturday 15 June 2013

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    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Villa-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

    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

    • 21:55
      Title: The Boy With The Gun
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Everything and Nothing
      Duration: 5:33
    • 22:01
      Title: Symphony No. 9 In D Minor Op. 125 ?Choral? (3rd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 18:15
    • 22:19
      Title: Canadian Sunset
      Performer(s): Heywood / Gimbel
      Performer(s): Heywood / Gimbel
      Duration: 3:38
    • 22:24
      Title: Waiting For A Train
      Performer(s): Rogers, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Rogers, Jimmy
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:27
      Title: Keep My Word
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:31
      Title: Gillespiana - 6 - Bachiana Brasileiras No. 5
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 9:02
    • 22:40
      Title: Moon And Sand
      Performer(s): Wilder/Engvick/Palitz
      Performer(s): Wilder/Engvick/Palitz
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:45
      Title: Tyken's Rift
      Performer(s): Moore, Steve
      Performer(s): Moore, Steve
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:51
      Title: Loop Station
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: At Land
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:55
      Title: Symphony (3rd Movement) Lento
      Performer(s): Yashiro, Akio
      Performer(s): Yashiro, Akio
      Duration: 12:55
    • 23:08
      Title: Let's Get Lost
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank/Mchugh, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank/Mchugh, Jimmy
      Duration: 4:00
    • 23:21
      Title: Mombasa
      Performer(s): Emmanuel, Tommy
      Performer(s): Emmanuel, Tommy
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:24
      Title: Waving From Windows
      Performer(s): Elbow/Garvey, Guy
      Performer(s): Elbow/Garvey, Guy
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:28
      Title: So Long Michael
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:31
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - Ii: Allemande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:37
      Title: Sakura
      Performer(s): Yuquijiro Yocoh
      Performer(s): Yuquijiro Yocoh
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:49
      Title: I Should Care
      Performer(s): Weston / Cahn / Stordahl
      Performer(s): Weston / Cahn / Stordahl
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:55
      Title: Stars
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:59
      Title: Track 04
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Black Eyed Dog
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:11
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:17
      Title: By The Ohio
      Performer(s): Shelley, Joan
      Performer(s): Shelley, Joan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: The Three Of Us
      Performer(s): Harper, Ben
      Performer(s): Harper, Ben
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:23
      Title: Smiling Girl
      Performer(s): Flannery, Mick
      Performer(s): Flannery, Mick
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:28
      Title: String Quintet In G Major (2nd Movement) Intermezzo (Notturno)
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:32
      Title: Prelude No.6 In E Flat Major (Andante)
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:23
    • 00:35
      Title: String Quartet In G Minor (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 7:38
    • 00:43
      Title: Street Of Dreams
      Performer(s): Young / Lewis
      Performer(s): Young / Lewis
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:47
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:48
    • 00:51
      Title: En Vous Attendant
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Duration: 3:15

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