The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; solo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexis Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 3 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Gerry Mulligan contributed to the Birth of the cool sessions. This week we'll hear other recordings by the baritone sax-player with, amongst others, Chet Baker and Paul Desmond.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:40
      Title: Tokka
      Performer(s): Kantonen, Seppo
      Performer(s): Kantonen, Seppo
      Duration: 5:03
    • 22:44
      Title: Four Iconoclastic Episodes - Ii. Salad Days
      Performer(s): Mackey, Stephen
      Performer(s): Mackey, Stephen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:52
      Title: African Bluesman
      Performer(s): Ogada/ Warren
      Performer(s): Ogada/ Warren
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:57
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Werner, Kenny
      Performer(s): Werner, Kenny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Black River Pike
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:43
    • 23:10
      Title: Same Old Man
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:13
      Title: The Way It Will Be
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:18
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - I.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:21
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - Ii.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - Iii.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - Iv.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:27
      Title: Pretty Little Gypsy
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Performer(s): Mcfarland, Gary
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Wine Wine Wine
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Duration: 2:48
    • 23:34
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:39
      Title: Among Angels
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 7:03
    • 23:46
      Title: Sonata No.4 (1st Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:49
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - Iv: Rex Tremendae
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 6:59
    • 00:04
      Title: Across The Track Blues
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: String Quartet Op 131 In C Sharp Minor - Movement I - Adagio Ma
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 7:05
    • 00:15
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 8 In C Minor Op. 13 ?Grand Sonate Pathetique? -
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:21
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:26
      Title: Hollow Point
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 7:43
    • 00:34
      Title: Let's Get It On
      Performer(s): Gaye / Townsend
      Performer(s): Gaye / Townsend
      Duration: 5:42
    • 00:39
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:42
      Title: The Protecting Veil (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 15:20

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