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 Friday 21 June 2013

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    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-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

    • 22:02
      Title: Track 13
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:14
      Title: No Depression In Heaven
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:32
      Title: Angel Eyes
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Performer(s): Brent / Dennis
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:37
      Title: Rubber Duck
      Performer(s): Robson, Phil
      Performer(s): Robson, Phil
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Lumen Valossa
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Performer(s): Alakotila, Timo
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:47
      Title: Amor Afoito
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:25
    • 22:52
      Title: Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra - Andantino E Andante - Cadenza
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 7:48
    • 23:00
      Title: Prelude No.1 In E Minor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:05
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:09
      Title: Vokuró
      Performer(s): Sigurdardottir/Vidar
      Performer(s): Sigurdardottir/Vidar
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:14
      Title: Time Lapses
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Duration: 8:00
    • 23:47
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: Blue Midnight
      Performer(s): Motian, Paul
      Performer(s): Motian, Paul
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Aminata Santoro
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:11
      Title: All This Useless Beauty
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:15
      Title: A Coral Room
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:27
    • 00:21
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Azure
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:36
      Title: The Other Woman
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:39
      Title: Rhubarb
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 7:59
    • 00:47
      Title: Le Banc Songeur
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:50
      Title: Track 12
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 3:45

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