The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 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.

      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

    • 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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