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 Sunday 30 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    All this week Carl and Eamonn are featuring recordings by the Grammy-winning American singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III (including "The Grammy Song"!).

      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

    • 22:08
      Title: Birds
      Performer(s): Torrini, Emiliana
      Performer(s): Torrini, Emiliana
      Duration: 6:38
    • 22:15
      Title: Quintet In G Minor I. Prelude (Lento)
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:19
      Title: Serenade No.12 "Nacht Music" (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:48
    • 22:25
      Title: Deusa Do Amor (Goddess Of Love)
      Performer(s): Poesia/Farias
      Performer(s): Poesia/Farias
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:31
      Title: Blue In Green
      Performer(s): Davis, Miles
      Performer(s): Davis, Miles
      Duration: 6:37
    • 22:38
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:44
      Title: Sweet Savior's Arms
      Performer(s): De Lisle, Grey
      Performer(s): De Lisle, Grey
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:48
      Title: Ballad Of Grey Weather
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:52
      Title: Trollmors Vuggesang
      Performer(s): Homberg, Margit
      Performer(s): Homberg, Margit
      Duration: 3:28
    • 22:55
      Title: Si Dormiero
      Performer(s): Isaac, Heinrich
      Performer(s): Isaac, Heinrich
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:06
      Title: Out Of Nowhere
      Performer(s): Heyman / Green
      Performer(s): Heyman / Green
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:14
      Title: Last Spring
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:19
      Title: Sonata For Arpeggione And Piano In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:28
      Title: You Want What You Can't Have
      Performer(s): Wojciechowski, John
      Performer(s): Wojciechowski, John
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:35
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:39
      Title: Track 09
      Performer(s): Halves
      Performer(s): Halves
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:43
      Title: Nothing Compares 2 U
      Composer: Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Duration: 6:33
    • 23:50
      Title: Guitar Concerto In A Major Op. 30 - Movement Ii - Andantino Sici
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:57
      Title: The Dream
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:06
      Title: The Briar And The Rose
      Performer(s): Waits / Brennan
      Performer(s): Waits / Brennan
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:17
      Title: Adagio Maestoso
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:21
      Title: Somewhere Near Cluj
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Performer(s): Anderson, Julian
      Duration: 1:50
    • 00:24
      Title: The Reaper
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:00
    • 00:25
      Title: Watching Shadows
      Performer(s): Surman / Krog
      Performer(s): Surman / Krog
      Duration: 5:35
    • 00:31
      Title: A New Scotch Tune
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 1:36
    • 00:43
      Title: Do It Again
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:44
      Title: Fugue In Eb Major
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:50
      Title: I - Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 1:35
    • 00:53
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59

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