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 6 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Contemporary Slovak composer Vladimír Godár is in the spotlight. Join Carl and Eamonn on the Blue as they play extracts from his Cantata "Mater", film scores and transcriptions.

      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

    • 22:20
      Title: The Clay Pigeon Rag
      Performer(s): Reid, Colin
      Performer(s): Reid, Colin
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:25
      Title: Everytime
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: The Sub
      Composer: Various Composers
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:33
      Title: Symphony No 2 In A Op 17 2nd Mvt
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 12:55
    • 22:48
      Title: Place To Be
      Performer(s): Hiromi Uehara
      Performer(s): Hiromi Uehara
      Duration: 8:28
    • 22:56
      Title: Please Stop Playing Those Blues, Boy
      Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore
      Performer(s): Demetrius / Moore
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:00
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:06
      Title: Romance Del Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 7:48
    • 23:14
      Title: Watch The Stars
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jansch
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jansch
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:17
      Title: Futatsu No Hensokyoku Sakura Sakura
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:14
    • 23:23
      Title: Love
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 3:39
    • 23:28
      Title: Trauermusik For String Orchestra With Solo Viola
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 7:54
    • 23:35
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:40
      Title: Manoir Des Mes Reves
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Duration: 4:05
    • 23:44
      Title: Constant Filter
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:53
    • 23:51
      Title: How Blue Can You Get?
      Performer(s): Feather, Jane
      Performer(s): Feather, Jane
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:00
      Title: Iii - Habanera
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:04
      Title: Jamais Dire Jamais
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:08
      Title: Le Prochain Amour
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Duration: 4:42
    • 00:12
      Title: Chanson Dans La Nuit
      Performer(s): Salzedo, Carlos
      Performer(s): Salzedo, Carlos
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:17
      Title: Manic Depression
      Performer(s): Hendrix, Jimi
      Performer(s): Hendrix, Jimi
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:20
      Title: I Want A Little Girl
      Performer(s): Moll / Mencher
      Performer(s): Moll / Mencher
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:23
      Title: Kothbiro
      Performer(s): Achieng / Ogada
      Performer(s): Achieng / Ogada
      Duration: 5:47
    • 00:30
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Duration: 8:02
    • 00:38
      Title: Beata Viscera
      Performer(s): Worcester Fragments, Late 13th C.
      Performer(s): Worcester Fragments, Late 13th C.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:39
      Title: Three Pieces For Piano - I. Andantino
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: Half-Milord
      Performer(s): Arthurs, Tom
      Performer(s): Arthurs, Tom
      Duration: 7:09
    • 00:49
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 00:53
      Title: Senectitude
      Performer(s): Bourne, Matthew
      Performer(s): Bourne, Matthew
      Duration: 1:21
    • 00:55
      Title: The Garden (Vi)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:57
      Title: Everything I Like (1)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:58
      Title: Suite For Two Violins (Iii) Lullaby
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45

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