The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 1.  As the month of March comes in like a lion, we wind down with a Bach variation; Iiro Rantala's "Tears For Esbjorn"; movie music by a former Estonian Minister of Culture; new releases by oud-player Anouar Brahem and the late Kenny Wheeler (pictured); Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer" performed on guitar, as well as original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count" played on solo piano; 3 x Henry Purcell; 2 x Johnny Mandel; Argerich + Abbado + Beethoven; and a little Don McLean. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 27 July 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    American composer Eric Whitacre is one of the most performed composers of his generation. Settings include Yeats and Kipling. His work is in the spotlight this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Leo Brouwer: February 23rd - March 1st

    Guitarist Leo Brouwer has dedicated himself to the musical culture of his native Cuba all his life, pursuing the role of composer, educator and guitarist as well as activist in the Cuban Communist Party.  Celebrating his 75th birthday this week, on Blue we sample Brouwer’s extensive catalogue with his well known guitar compositions and arrangements along with his lesser known chamber works.

    Wolfgang Muthspiel: March 2nd - 8th

    Wolfgang Muthspiel is the son of a choirmaster. He has studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Berklee College of Music. In the week the Austrian guitarist/composer celebrates his 50th birthday, we air nightly selections by an artist who works in both the classical and jazz arenas.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Facades
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 8:44
    • 22:09
      Title: Littoral
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:15
      Title: Eleanor (Sister Cobb)
      Performer(s): Cobb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Cobb, Jimmy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:23
      Title: Danza Espanola No.5
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 4:35
    • 22:32
      Title: Branquinho
      Performer(s): Gismonti, Egberto
      Performer(s): Gismonti, Egberto
      Duration: 7:52
    • 22:40
      Title: Old Time Religion
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:45
      Title: Jolie Blonde
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:49
      Title: Piano Concerto No 3 In C Minor Op 37 - Movement Ii - Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 9:13
    • 22:57
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:03
      Title: Honeymoon
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Performer(s): Holden D / Holden L
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:07
      Title: One Real Flower
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:10
      Title: I Don't Worry About A Thing
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:13
      Title: N'Teri
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:19
      Title: Zajdi, Zajdi
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:26
      Title: Track 19
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: If It's Magic
      Performer(s): Wonder, Stevie
      Performer(s): Wonder, Stevie
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:34
      Title: She's Walking The Dog Every Day
      Performer(s): Van Schothorst, Anne
      Performer(s): Van Schothorst, Anne
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:38
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:43
      Title: Cello Concerto (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 2:19
    • 23:46
      Title: The Titles
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:50
      Title: Greek Variations (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 4:02
    • 23:55
      Title: Deborah's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:00
      Title: From The Beginning
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Performer(s): Lake, Greg
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:05
      Title: Return To Saturn
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:12
      Title: Oh, Montmartre
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:15
      Title: Leave Me By Myself
      Performer(s): Fitzsimmons, William
      Performer(s): Fitzsimmons, William
      Duration: 5:22
    • 00:21
      Title: Lieder: Die Lotosblume, Op. 25 No. 7
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 1:59
    • 00:22
      Title: Quartet For Clarient, Violin, Cello And Piano (3rd Movement) Slo
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Performer(s): Schickele, Peter
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:27
      Title: Pno Sonata In D (Ii) Adagio
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:33
      Title: Go Down Easy
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:52
    • 00:47
      Title: Suite For Strings - Ii. Andante
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 00:54
      Title: Water Night
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 5:41

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