The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 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 -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    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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