The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    On Saturday’s BLUE, Alfred Brendel performs Beethoven’s “Emperor” concerto; we hear a 20 something jazz pianist from Havana called Alfredo Rodriguez; the late Agnes Bernelle; symphonic Shostakovich; Steve Cooney's take on "Well Below The Valley"; bossa nova Beatles; Andy Irvine's bouzouki; there's a Chinese folk melody that asks "When Will The Acacia Bloom?"; singer-songwriters Fred Neil, Harry Nilsson and Gavin Ryan; 2 Mendelssohn compositions; Courtney Pine's "Amazing Grace" (for bass clarinet); violinist/composer Claudia Schwab; movie music by Dario Marianelli (pictured); Iceland's Amiina; and 2 more Memphis Slim recordings (see BLUE TUNES, below). Note a 10:10pm start (approx) tonight...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 4 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

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    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Do It The Hard Way
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:04
      Title: String Quartet In D Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:15
      Title: Cuan Bhaile Na Cúirte
      Composer: Mary/Josephine O' Neill, Paul Murray. Arr. Noel Kelehan
      Performer(s): Mac Murrough
      Performer(s): Mac Murrough
      Album: Báidín Fheidhlimí, CEFCD 204
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: The Choice Wife
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 2:44
    • 22:21
      Title: The Great Valerio
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 5:19
    • 22:27
      Title: Shepherd's Stories
      Performer(s): Sirkis, Asaf
      Performer(s): Sirkis, Asaf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:34
      Title: Symphony No.1 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 7:11
    • 22:48
      Title: In Streamline
      Performer(s): Gress, Drew
      Performer(s): Gress, Drew
      Duration: 5:40
    • 22:53
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:07
    • 22:58
      Title: How Long Blues
      Performer(s): Carr, Leroy
      Performer(s): Carr, Leroy
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:03
      Title: Concerto In C Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:35
    • 23:09
      Title: String Quartet No.4 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:17
      Title: Bumpin'
      Performer(s): Montgomery, Wes
      Performer(s): Montgomery, Wes
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:21
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:25
      Title: Ookpik Waltz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Frank
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Frank
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:29
      Title: Foreign Lander
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:07
    • 23:31
      Title: Suite No.3 - Iii: La Vielle Maison De L'Enfance, Au Soleil Couchant...
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:49
      Title: Who By Fire
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 4:11
    • 23:51
      Title: Are You Leaving For The Country
      Performer(s): Tucker, R.
      Performer(s): Tucker, R.
      Duration: 3:29
    • 23:55
      Title: Gone Beyond
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Performer(s): Yangchen, Soname
      Duration: 2:27
    • 23:58
      Title: Exit Music (For A Film)
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:02
      Title: Salve Regina
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Duration: 3:07
    • 00:05
      Title: Four Rhapsodies - No.4 In E Flat Mino (Andante Lugubre)
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Performer(s): Dohnanyi, Erno
      Duration: 7:42
    • 00:13
      Title: Golden
      Performer(s): Beal, Jeff
      Performer(s): Beal, Jeff
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:16
      Title: Gentle Lady
      Performer(s): Toivanen, Joona
      Performer(s): Toivanen, Joona
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:20
      Title: Collage
      Performer(s): Howarth, Elgar
      Performer(s): Howarth, Elgar
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:28
      Title: Mid Air
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:30
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:33
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:38
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - Ii: Courante
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:40
      Title: Chant D'Extase Dans Un Paysage Triste (Song Of Ecstasy In A Sad
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 6:25
    • 00:47
      Title: Shady Side
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Duration: 7:19
    • 00:54
      Title: The Dead Sea
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Duration: 4:49

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