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 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 -

    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

    • 22:01
      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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