The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 1.  As the month of March comes in like a lion, we wind down with a Bach variation; Iiro Rantala's "Tears For Esbjorn"; movie music by a former Estonian Minister of Culture; new releases by oud-player Anouar Brahem and the late Kenny Wheeler (pictured); Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer" performed on guitar, as well as original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count" played on solo piano; 3 x Henry Purcell; 2 x Johnny Mandel; Argerich + Abbado + Beethoven; and a little Don McLean. 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 -

    Leo Brouwer: February 23rd - March 1st

    Guitarist Leo Brouwer has dedicated himself to the musical culture of his native Cuba all his life, pursuing the role of composer, educator and guitarist as well as activist in the Cuban Communist Party.  Celebrating his 75th birthday this week, on Blue we sample Brouwer’s extensive catalogue with his well known guitar compositions and arrangements along with his lesser known chamber works.

    Wolfgang Muthspiel: March 2nd - 8th

    Wolfgang Muthspiel is the son of a choirmaster. He has studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Berklee College of Music. In the week the Austrian guitarist/composer celebrates his 50th birthday, we air nightly selections by an artist who works in both the classical and jazz arenas.

     

    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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