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 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

      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

    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

    • 22:00
      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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