The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 2. Tonight, Eamonn presents an ecstatic Art van Damme; 2 x Boccherini; The Cinematic Orchestra's "Arrival Of The Birds"; a sample from the new CD by Anoushka Shankar (pictured); nocturnes by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Scriabin, Olafur Arnalds and Pablo Held  (see BLUE TUNES, below); late career Billie Holiday; a bluesy "Please Don't Go"; the melodic ambience of UK electronica duo Digitonal; a Mendelssohn octet; new Eileen Tackney; Chet Baker with Paul Desmond; part of a Shostakovich chamber symphony; as well as Dick Gaughan and Leo Kottke. 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 -

    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 – 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.

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

     

    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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