The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 1. This Saturday night, we listen to nocturnes by John Field, Scriabin, Chopin, and James MacMillan (see BLUE TUNES, below); Eileen Keane sings about an "Ink Blue Scarf"; Gil Evans (pictured) delivers a "Spoonful" of Willie Dixon; Herbie Hancock performs a Ravel piano concerto; Lisa O'Neill, Joni Mitchell, Chuck Berry and Bob Dylan have trains on their mind; Madeleine Peyroux muses on the subject of being a "Superhero"; there's an elegy by Martin Tourish; symphonic Honegger; and the NDR Big Band directed by Michael Gibbs. 10:05pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 20 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Once strings collaborators for Sigur Ros, Amiina, a sextet from Iceland are under the Blue Tunes spotlight including their latest release The Lighthouse Project

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    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field (pictured) – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Prelude
      Performer(s): Walbert, David
      Performer(s): Walbert, David
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:03
      Title: Romance
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:10
      Title: That Old Black Magic
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:14
      Title: Summer Impressions - Evening Mood
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 7:03
    • 22:21
      Title: Sonata K208
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 5:45
    • 22:32
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:35
      Title: Way To Blue
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:39
      Title: In A Mellotone
      Performer(s): Ellington / Gabler
      Performer(s): Ellington / Gabler
      Duration: 6:12
    • 22:44
      Title: Satellite
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Duration: 2:11
    • 22:46
      Title: Lifeline
      Performer(s): Stuart, Mick
      Performer(s): Stuart, Mick
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:52
      Title: Concerto No 1 In B Flat Major For Two Clarinets - Adagio
      Performer(s): Tausch, Franz Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Tausch, Franz Wilhelm
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:57
      Title: Violin Sonata No 3 - Movement I - Slow
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 6:22
    • 23:05
      Title: Aquarius
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:13
      Title: Standing In Doorways
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Ger
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Ger
      Duration: 4:14
    • 23:17
      Title: Every Breath You Take
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Performer(s): Sumner, Gordon
      Duration: 5:24
    • 23:22
      Title: La Strada
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:25
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:31
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 23:42
      Title: Kolapot
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 4:55
    • 23:46
      Title: Blue Fandango
      Performer(s): Molvaer, Nils Petter
      Performer(s): Molvaer, Nils Petter
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:53
      Title: Scorching Day
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:59
      Title: The Light From One
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:05
      Title: After The Tryst
      Performer(s): Macmillan, James
      Performer(s): Macmillan, James
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:08
      Title: Nocturnes - I
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:13
      Title: Reflections In D
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 7:40
    • 00:20
      Title: In My Secret Life
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Willie O Winsbury
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 8:55
    • 00:33
      Title: Meditation From Thais
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:38
      Title: Fantasia (33)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:41
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:49
    • 00:44
      Title: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
      Performer(s): Mann / Hilliard
      Performer(s): Mann / Hilliard
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:50
      Title: We Two
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Duration: 3:22
    • 00:53
      Title: Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Duration: 3:45

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