The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Apr 25. This Friday night, we'll hear Ella Fitzgerald (pictured) in the company of Louis Armstrong; Amandine Savary perform a Bach toccata; singer-songwriters Roy Harper and William Fitzsimmons; new chamber jazz by Johannes Berauer; a selection from "Angel", a 2014 release from the pen of English composer Patrick Hawes; more from the recently-issued "Senses" (see BLUE TUNES, below); Anne Sophie Mutter's reading of Massenet's "Meditation"; a recent live recording by Gretchen Parlato, an award-winning singer from the US; and part of Mahler's sixth symphony. Join Eamonn at 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 -

    Omar Sosa: April 21st - 27th

    As an 8-year-old, Omar Sosa studied percussion at his local conservatory. His piano-playing has its roots in Cuban music, with hints of Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea and Chopin. The Grammy-nominee recently recorded a contemplative, neo-classical solo CD while artist-in-residence in New York. Hear selections from the Senses album all this week on BLUE...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 10:40 p.m.
      Title: Tokka
      Performer(s): Kantonen, Seppo
      Performer(s): Kantonen, Seppo
      Duration: 0:05:03
    • 10:44 p.m.
      Title: Four Iconoclastic Episodes - II. Salad Days
      Performer(s): Mackey, Stephen
      Performer(s): Mackey, Stephen
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 10:48 p.m.
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (excerpt)
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 0:04:09
    • 10:52 p.m.
      Title: African Bluesman
      Performer(s): Ogada/ Warren
      Performer(s): Ogada/ Warren
      Duration: 0:04:42
    • 10:57 p.m.
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Werner, Kenny
      Performer(s): Werner, Kenny
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:05 p.m.
      Title: Black River Pike
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 0:04:43
    • 11:10 p.m.
      Title: Same Old Man
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 0:03:00
    • 11:13 p.m.
      Title: The Way It Will Be
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 0:05:02
    • 11:18 p.m.
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - I.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:21 p.m.
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - II.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:22 p.m.
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - III.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:24 p.m.
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - IV.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:27 p.m.
      Title: Pretty Little Gypsy
      Performer(s): McFarland, Gary
      Performer(s): McFarland, Gary
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 11:31 p.m.
      Title: Wine Wine Wine
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Performer(s): Binkley / Herman
      Duration: 0:02:48
    • 11:34 p.m.
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 0:04:48
    • 11:39 p.m.
      Title: Among Angels
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 0:07:03
    • 11:46 p.m.
      Title: Sonata No.4 (1st movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 0:03:18
    • 11:49 p.m.
      Title: Grande messe des Morts - IV: Rex tremendae
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 0:06:59
    • 12:04 a.m.
      Title: Across The Track Blues
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 12:08 a.m.
      Title: String Quartet Op 131 in C sharp minor - movement I - Adagio Ma
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 0:07:05
    • 12:15 a.m.
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor Op. 13 ?Grand Sonate Pathetique? -
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig van
      Duration: 0:05:48
    • 12:21 a.m.
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 0:05:16
    • 12:26 a.m.
      Title: Hollow Point
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 0:07:43
    • 12:34 a.m.
      Title: Let'S Get It On
      Performer(s): Gaye / Townsend
      Performer(s): Gaye / Townsend
      Duration: 0:05:42
    • 12:39 a.m.
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 0:03:16
    • 12:42 a.m.
      Title: The Protecting Veil (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 0:15:20

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