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    Aug 31. This Sunday night happens to be the birth-date of Israeli-American violinist-cum-conductor Itzak Perlman and Belfast-born Van Morrison. Eamonn links recordings by both artists (from "Schindler's List" and "Astral Weeks" respectively), as well as a duet release by Franco-Italian duo Jean-Louis Matinier and Marco Ambrosini; plus an ensemble led by Peter Wraight and Charles Webster; Greek composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured); and the last of the week's compositions by Leonard Bernstein (see BLUE TUNES, below), including a reading of "Some Other Time" by Bill Evans and Tony Bennett. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 19 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    On the anniversary of Billie Holiday's death, Carl and Eamonn remember some of Lady Day's finest recordings: Billie with Lester Young, Teddy Wilson; and with string sections.

     

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    Leonard Bernstein: Aug 25th - 31st

    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

    • 22:04
      Title: Album Leaf For Trumpet And Piano In D-Flat
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 4:36
    • 22:09
      Title: Billie's Blues
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:13
      Title: Another Time, Another Place
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Duration: 6:58
    • 22:21
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 22:29
      Title: Jeux D'Enfants - Petit Mari, Petite Femme
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 2:54
    • 22:33
      Title: Desert Crossing
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean Luc
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean Luc
      Duration: 3:18
    • 22:36
      Title: Bridges And Balloons
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Performer(s): Newsom, Joanna
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:40
      Title: Last Train But One
      Performer(s): Sealey, Dan
      Performer(s): Sealey, Dan
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:44
      Title: The Days Of Wine And Roses
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry/Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry/Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 6:41
    • 22:51
      Title: The Man With The Child In His Eyes
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:54
      Title: Mother Love
      Performer(s): Simpson
      Performer(s): Simpson
      Duration: 2:09
    • 22:57
      Title: Left Hand Song
      Performer(s): Spektor, Regina
      Performer(s): Spektor, Regina
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:59
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Performer(s): Derungs, Martin
      Duration: 8:02
    • 23:09
      Title: Driftin' Blues
      Performer(s): Brown / Moore / Williams
      Performer(s): Brown / Moore / Williams
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:13
      Title: Old Folks
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:15
      Title: Down By The Flowing River
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:19
      Title: Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt
      Performer(s): Hollaender
      Performer(s): Hollaender
      Duration: 5:35
    • 23:24
      Title: String Quartet In G Minor (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 7:38
    • 23:33
      Title: Quartet For Violin, Viola, Cello And Piano (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 7:14
    • 23:40
      Title: Kammermusik No.5 For Solo Viola And String Orchestra (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 8:32
    • 23:56
      Title: God Bless The Child
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Duration: 3:11
    • 00:00
      Title: The Humpback Whale
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 6:20
    • 00:06
      Title: Buzzin' Fly
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Duration: 6:19
    • 00:13
      Title: Godfather's Waltz
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:30
    • 00:15
      Title: Speak Softly My Love - Theme From The Godfather
      Performer(s): Rota, N., Kusik, L.
      Performer(s): Rota, N., Kusik, L.
      Duration: 2:42
    • 00:18
      Title: Lament For Amy
      Performer(s): King, Philip
      Performer(s): King, Philip
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:22
      Title: My Margaret
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:33
      Title: Sailor
      Performer(s): Cronholm, Josefine
      Performer(s): Cronholm, Josefine
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:40
      Title: Piano Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:02
    • 00:49
      Title: Don't Explain
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Duration: 5:50
    • 00:55
      Title: I'M A Fool To Want You
      Performer(s): Sinatra/Wolf/Herron
      Performer(s): Sinatra/Wolf/Herron
      Duration: 3:42

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