The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 21 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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    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Piano Concerto In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:03
    • 22:11
      Title: Sonata No. 3 In F Minor Op. 5 - Movement Iv - Intermezzo (Ruckbl
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:16
      Title: Talisman
      Performer(s): Dunckel / Godin
      Performer(s): Dunckel / Godin
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:23
      Title: Silent Worship
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 3:03
    • 22:27
      Title: La Valse Des Jonglemonts (The Pensive Waltz)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:30
      Title: Badai Na Scadan (The Herring Boats0
      Performer(s): Mcsherry, John
      Performer(s): Mcsherry, John
      Duration: 2:51
    • 22:32
      Title: Song To A Seagull
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:37
      Title: Cantata - 7. A Lyke Wake Dirge
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:39
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 5:51
    • 22:45
      Title: Wildwood Flower
      Performer(s): Carter, A. P.
      Performer(s): Carter, A. P.
      Duration: 3:50
    • 22:48
      Title: House Ceilidh
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Performer(s): Diver, Gerry
      Duration: 5:45
    • 22:54
      Title: The High Drive
      Performer(s): Duncan, Gordon
      Performer(s): Duncan, Gordon
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:03
      Title: The Fields
      Performer(s): Blake / Westbrook
      Performer(s): Blake / Westbrook
      Duration: 5:21
    • 23:18
      Title: Lydia's Crush
      Performer(s): Jacob, Christian
      Performer(s): Jacob, Christian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: String Quartet No.4 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:31
      Title: Temwani
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Duration: 2:08
    • 23:33
      Title: Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie
      Performer(s): Cotten, Elizabeth
      Performer(s): Cotten, Elizabeth
      Duration: 2:22
    • 23:35
      Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:39
      Title: Ballad Of The Soldier's Wife
      Performer(s): Brecht / Weill
      Performer(s): Brecht / Weill
      Duration: 4:41
    • 23:43
      Title: August
      Performer(s): Winther, Jens
      Performer(s): Winther, Jens
      Duration: 8:25
    • 23:52
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 7:28
    • 23:59
      Title: Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:03
      Title: Thoka
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Album: Puzzle
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:07
      Title: Milonga En Re
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:38
    • 00:12
      Title: In The Evening (It's So Hard To Tell Who's Going To Love You The
      Duration: 4:45
    • 00:17
      Title: Ballad Of Grey Weather
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Performer(s): Stevenson, Savourna
      Duration: 4:26
    • 00:21
      Title: Blue In Tunisia
      Performer(s): Yamamoto, Eri
      Performer(s): Yamamoto, Eri
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:28
      Title: Cornucopia A Sheaf Of Miniatures Op.95 (3rd Movement) Poco Adagi
      Performer(s): Dunhill, Thomas
      Performer(s): Dunhill, Thomas
      Duration: 2:48
    • 00:31
      Title: Suite No.1 In G Major - Prélude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:34
      Title: That Certain Feeling
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 1:51
    • 00:36
      Title: Birchwood Beaker
      Performer(s): Kate Stables
      Performer(s): Kate Stables
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:40
      Title: Some Other Time
      Performer(s): Comden/Green/Bernstein
      Performer(s): Comden/Green/Bernstein
      Duration: 6:31
    • 00:46
      Title: Spike Driver Blues
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Duration: 3:43
    • 00:50
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: Timothy Grub
      Performer(s): Bunyan
      Performer(s): Bunyan
      Duration: 3:30
    • 00:54
      Title: I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face
      Performer(s): Lerner / Loewe
      Performer(s): Lerner / Loewe
      Duration: 4:32

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