The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 3. On tonight's BLUE, as the temperatures soar at Wimbledon, pianist Jimmy Rowles (pictured) puts in a rare vocal turn on "Jam Face"; we'll hear the slow movement of George Onslow's String Quartet in Eb Major; musician/composer/journalist Colin Harper; English drummer-cum-keyboard-player Gary Husband, from a duet recording with the guitarist Alex Machacek; 3 pieces linked to Karl Jenkins, including an orchestration he provided for Mike Oldfield's "Music Of The Spheres"; John Metcalfe, from "Gold, Green", recently issued by Real World Records; the voice of Iva Bittova (see BLUE TUNES, below); one from Wolfgang Haffner's Act "Signature Edition"; and part of a new recording of Alexander Glazunov's first piano concerto by the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 15 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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.

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    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    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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