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 music by Leo 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 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 -

    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.

    August31st - Septemeber 6th: 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

    • 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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