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 Friday 5 July 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

    • 22:01
      Title: Sore Point
      Performer(s): Newman, Chris
      Performer(s): Newman, Chris
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:04
      Title: Violin Concerto (2nd Movement) Chaconne: Body Through
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 11:04
    • 22:19
      Title: Willie Of Winsbury (Child 100)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:06
    • 22:25
      Title: Barbara's Theme
      Performer(s): Mandel, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mandel, Johnny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: Empty Tables
      Performer(s): Van Heusen, Jimmy/Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Van Heusen, Jimmy/Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:34
      Title: Brushwork
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Performer(s): Coniglio, Enrico
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:40
      Title: Dixtuor Op. 14 - Movement Ii - Moderement
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:47
      Title: String Quartet No.3 In D Major (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:58
      Title: Mary
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Parting
      Performer(s): Lang, Stephan Noel
      Performer(s): Lang, Stephan Noel
      Duration: 6:22
    • 23:08
      Title: Avalanche
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:13
    • 23:15
      Title: I- Prelude A La Nuit
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:26
    • 23:20
      Title: Good Night
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Performer(s): Bacharach / David
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:28
      Title: Prelude (Melody No.17)
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 2:29
    • 23:30
      Title: Idttywlm
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 4:21
    • 23:35
      Title: Street Dance
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Duration: 5:36
    • 23:40
      Title: Spring Dance
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Performer(s): Micus, Stephan
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:47
      Title: Fantaisie - Andantino
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 2:20
    • 23:49
      Title: Follow, Follow
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:54
      Title: Cadence And Cascade
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:59
      Title: Starless
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:06
      Title: Saburi
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 5:46
    • 00:11
      Title: Chilling Of The Evening
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Arlo
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Arlo
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:15
      Title: Prayers For Salvation - I. Virgo Benedicta
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Performer(s): Gesualdo, Carlo
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:18
      Title: The Red Violin
      Performer(s): Corigliano, John
      Performer(s): Corigliano, John
      Duration: 1:48
    • 00:20
      Title: Solitude
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:25
      Title: Chelsea Bridge
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:34
      Title: I'M Glad There Is You
      Performer(s): Dorsey / Mertz
      Performer(s): Dorsey / Mertz
      Duration: 3:33
    • 00:39
      Title: Zhavoronok 'The Lark'
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Duration: 4:12
    • 00:43
      Title: Des Pas Sur La Neige
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:47
      Title: Origin Of Stars
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:50
      Title: Empty Spaces
      Performer(s): Gauthier / Keys
      Performer(s): Gauthier / Keys
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:54
      Title: Sorgen
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:58
      Title: Study I
      Performer(s): Dwyer, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Dwyer, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:01

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