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 blues by Leo "Bud" 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 Sunday 28 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 -

    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

    Peter "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

    • 22:01
      Title: Rococo Zephyr
      Performer(s): Callahan, Bill
      Performer(s): Callahan, Bill
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:07
      Title: Blues Acadiens
      Performer(s): Perry / Carriere / Doucet
      Performer(s): Perry / Carriere / Doucet
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:09
      Title: Pick Up Sticks
      Performer(s): Schneider / Wells / Whitehead
      Performer(s): Schneider / Wells / Whitehead
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:11
      Title: The Cuckoo's Nest
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:25
      Title: Luces De Lorca
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 3:41
    • 22:31
      Title: Blues In The Dark
      Performer(s): Basie / Rushing
      Performer(s): Basie / Rushing
      Duration: 4:57
    • 22:36
      Title: This Is My Apartment
      Performer(s): Marianelli, Dario
      Performer(s): Marianelli, Dario
      Duration: 2:00
    • 22:38
      Title: Track 15
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric/Yeats, Wb
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric/Yeats, Wb
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Ewige Ruhe (Eternal Peace)
      Performer(s): Medyulyanova, Polina
      Performer(s): Medyulyanova, Polina
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:50
      Title: Opus
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:53
      Title: Time Has Told Me
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:58
      Title: Lost For Words
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:03
      Title: On The Shore Of Sorrento
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 13:09
    • 23:16
      Title: Runaround
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:19
      Title: The Hill Of Thieves
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Performer(s): Dillon / Lakeman
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:23
      Title: Love And Affection
      Performer(s): Armatrading, Joan
      Performer(s): Armatrading, Joan
      Duration: 4:36
    • 23:29
      Title: Morgengebet
      Performer(s): Ilg / Wagner
      Performer(s): Ilg / Wagner
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:34
      Title: Prélude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:03
    • 23:36
      Title: Toccata, Adagio And Fugue In C Bwv564 (3rd Movement): Fugue
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:41
      Title: Suite No.3 In C Major - Courante
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:46
      Title: The Cloud Factory
      Performer(s): Caddick, Bill
      Performer(s): Caddick, Bill
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:52
      Title: Free Spirit - Free Style
      Performer(s): Hanna, Roland
      Performer(s): Hanna, Roland
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:57
      Title: Romance Del Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 7:48
    • 00:04
      Title: Tango Song And Dance (No.2) Song Simply
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:15
      Title: Silence
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Duration: 8:59
    • 00:25
      Title: For You
      Performer(s): Chapman,Tracy
      Performer(s): Chapman,Tracy
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:27
      Title: Sonata In F Major (2nd Movement) Romance
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 1:48
    • 00:36
      Title: The Other Woman
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Performer(s): Robinson
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:39
      Title: Lichen
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Performer(s): Aphex Twin
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:43
      Title: No Words
      Performer(s): Ignatsek / Menzel
      Performer(s): Ignatsek / Menzel
      Duration: 8:29
    • 00:52
      Title: Granada Serenade
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 5:04

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