The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Nov 21.  Tonight, Charles Mingus, with the help of vocalist Jackie Paris, relates "Duke Ellington's Sound Of Love"; Jacques Brel sings the French equivalent of "It's raining... It's not my fault... The windows of the factory are always dirty..."; we listen to Dvorak's "Forest Quietude"; the Webster Wraight Ensemble jazz things up; Susanna Wallumrod interprets a Nick Drake song; pianist Robert Glasper reveals "Yes I'm Country (And That's OK)"; Nikolai Lugansky (pictured) performs music by Liszt; we hear more from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below); Nels Cline plays the guitar; and there's Finnish melancholy by way of Einojuhani Rautavaara's "Cantus Articus". 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 21 June 2013

    Listen

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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 -

     

    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive catalogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.

    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

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Latest Show

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan on Twitter

    Schedule Open Schedule