The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Sept 21. Tonight, Eamonn links 2 x Mendelssohn; 3 x Brad Mehldau; birthday boy Leonard Cohen (pictured); one of five melodies by Sergei Prokofiev; Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle-player with The Gloaming) and Dan Trueman (Professor of Music at Princeton University), from the forthcoming "Laghdú"; Chet Baker, bemoaning the disappearance of "The Thrill"; Catriona McKay, Chris Stout and Séamus Begley (the trio are currently on an Irish tour); part of Schumann's cello concerto; the late Kenny Wheeler, a jazz trumpeter from Canada who spent most of his career in the UK;  multi-instrumentalist Jacquelyn Hynes; classical guitarist Stefano Grondona; and the last of the week's recordings by the Dankworths (see BLUE TUNES, below), including one by Jacqui Dankworth. 10pm...

    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 -

    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    Anja Lechner/Francois Couturier - "Moderato cantabile": Sept  22nd - 28th

    For many years, classically-trained cellist Anja Lechner and jazz pianist Francois Couturier collaborated in the Tarkovsky Quartet. This month, the pair released new arrangements of works by Federico Mompou, G.I. Gurdjieff and Komitas. Hear selections from “Moderato cantabile” each night this week.

    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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