The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 22 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Brazilian inspired music on The Blue of the Night with the spotlight on Antonio Carlos Jobim's music; bossa-nova sounds to inspire summer sunshine.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    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

    • 22:09
      Title: Humdrum Blues
      Performer(s): Brown, Oscar
      Performer(s): Brown, Oscar
      Duration: 2:18
    • 22:11
      Title: Glory Box
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Performer(s): Barrow / Gibbons / Utley
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:28
      Title: Arrived At Upside Down
      Performer(s): Elsenburg, Tim
      Performer(s): Elsenburg, Tim
      Duration: 6:26
    • 22:34
      Title: Bye Bye Idi
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 3:56
    • 22:38
      Title: Bats In The Attic
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Duration: 3:58
    • 22:42
      Title: The Girl From Ipanema (Garota De Ipanema)
      Performer(s): Jobim/Demoraes/Gimbel
      Performer(s): Jobim/Demoraes/Gimbel
      Duration: 3:31
    • 22:47
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Another Winter
      Performer(s): Bowness, Tim
      Performer(s): Bowness, Tim
      Duration: 5:17
    • 23:01
      Title: And Springtime Followed Summer
      Performer(s): Coughlan, Cathal
      Performer(s): Coughlan, Cathal
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:05
      Title: I See Your Face Before Me
      Performer(s): Dietz/Schwartz
      Performer(s): Dietz/Schwartz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:11
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Rihm, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Rihm, Wolfgang
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:15
      Title: Sakura
      Performer(s): Yuquijiro Yocoh
      Performer(s): Yuquijiro Yocoh
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:20
      Title: Waiting In Vain
      Performer(s): Marley, Bob
      Performer(s): Marley, Bob
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:26
      Title: Karyon
      Performer(s): Balke, Jon
      Performer(s): Balke, Jon
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:29
      Title: Lullaby For Isobel
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Album: 3epkano, Smiling Politely Records, Spr012
      Duration: 0:00
    • 23:33
      Title: Interlude
      Performer(s): Emerson, Keith
      Performer(s): Emerson, Keith
      Duration: 1:51
    • 23:36
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Track 23
      Performer(s): Takemitsu, Toru
      Performer(s): Takemitsu, Toru
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Desafinado
      Performer(s): Jobim, Antonio Carlos
      Performer(s): Jobim, Antonio Carlos
      Duration: 6:06
    • 23:54
      Title: Insensatez (How Insensitive)
      Performer(s): Jobim
      Performer(s): Jobim
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:58
      Title: At The End Of The Day
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:02
      Title: No End
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 7:50
    • 00:10
      Title: Summa For Strings
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:18
      Title: A La Maniere De Chabrier
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 2:45
    • 00:22
      Title: Here There And Everywhere
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:27
      Title: Across The Universe
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:31
      Title: From Above
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Holknekt
      Performer(s): Danielsson / Holknekt
      Duration: 4:41
    • 00:36
      Title: Coming Down
      Performer(s): Blake, Seamus
      Performer(s): Blake, Seamus
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:40
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:43
      Title: Nocturnes - I
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:48
      Title: A La Grace De Toi
      Performer(s): Birkin
      Performer(s): Birkin
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:51
      Title: Close (Variation 1)
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:54
      Title: Water Music Ii
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 4:43

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