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 Friday 26 July 2013

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    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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    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

    • 22:17
      Title: Amor Afoito
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 4:25
    • 22:21
      Title: Trauermusik For String Orchestra With Solo Viola
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 7:54
    • 22:29
      Title: Downside Up
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:43
      Title: Still Close
      Performer(s): Wood, Oliver
      Performer(s): Wood, Oliver
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:47
      Title: One More Night
      Performer(s): Can
      Performer(s): Can
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:52
      Title: Quando Me Sinto So
      Performer(s): Ribeiro/ Campos
      Performer(s): Ribeiro/ Campos
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:57
      Title: Violin Concerto (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 13:21
    • 23:11
      Title: Mohair
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:14
      Title: It'll Happen
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:17
      Title: On Staddon Heights
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 7:49
    • 23:25
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 8:03
    • 23:34
      Title: Black Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hair
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:39
      Title: Maré (Tide)
      Performer(s): Maranhao, Rodrigo
      Performer(s): Maranhao, Rodrigo
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:41
      Title: Bilijana
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Performer(s): Trad Macedonian
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:47
      Title: Ruby Tuesday
      Performer(s): Jagger/Richards
      Performer(s): Jagger/Richards
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:52
      Title: Little Bird
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Performer(s): Hannigan, Lisa
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:56
      Title: No One Knows I'M Gone
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 2:26
    • 00:00
      Title: Piano Sonata No.12 (3rd Movement) Marcia Funebre
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:05
      Title: Moonlight Sonata
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:11
      Title: You Never Know
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Performer(s): Bailey, Benny
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:16
      Title: Free Soul
      Performer(s): O'Beirne, Gerry
      Performer(s): O'Beirne, Gerry
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:21
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Performer(s): Amiina
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Devotional 3
      Performer(s): Wilson, Ian
      Performer(s): Wilson, Ian
      Duration: 2:33
    • 00:28
      Title: Metamorfosi Di Violetta
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 5:12
    • 00:34
      Title: Rota
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:40
      Title: In Seculum "Breve"
      Performer(s): Bamberg Codex
      Performer(s): Bamberg Codex
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: Magnetized
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:44
      Title: Sightly
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:50
      Title: Unit 1
      Performer(s): Barwick, Julianna
      Performer(s): Barwick, Julianna
      Duration: 1:31
    • 00:52
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:56
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - Iv: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:04

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