The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel blues by Leo "Bud" Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 10 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week - 85 years after his death - we're featuring piano cycles by Czech composer, Leos Janácek; nightly performances by Andras Schiff, Leif Ove Andsnes and Lada Valesova.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    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

    • 22:06
      Title: The Promise
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Performer(s): Eastwood / Mccormack
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:11
      Title: L.A.
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 5:52
    • 22:18
      Title: Distant Green Valley
      Performer(s): J Zhao/L Zhao
      Performer(s): J Zhao/L Zhao
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:25
      Title: Day Dreamin On The Niger
      Performer(s): Carter, Regina/Washington, Reginald
      Performer(s): Carter, Regina/Washington, Reginald
      Duration: 6:30
    • 22:33
      Title: La Marseillaise
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:36
      Title: A Man Needs A Maid
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:41
      Title: Sonata No. 1 In B Flat Major Op. 45 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:34
    • 22:47
      Title: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Non Lento
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 22:55
      Title: Modul 42
      Performer(s): Bartsch Nik
      Performer(s): Bartsch Nik
      Duration: 6:42
    • 23:02
      Title: The Trip
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Duration: 12:49
    • 23:16
      Title: Symphony No.4 - Iv. Healing Song
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: If I Were A Swan
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: The Lowlands Of Holland
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:53
    • 23:37
      Title: Lowlands
      Performer(s): Phelan/Sheppard
      Performer(s): Phelan/Sheppard
      Duration: 5:11
    • 23:42
      Title: Blueberry Hill
      Performer(s): Stock / Lewis / Rose
      Performer(s): Stock / Lewis / Rose
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:47
      Title: Need Your Love So Bad
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: Beatles Concertogrosso No.1 (5th Movement) Penny Lane
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:01
      Title: Farewell To The Gold
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:06
      Title: It's You
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Performer(s): Moore, Daniel Martin
      Duration: 3:37
    • 00:11
      Title: In The Mist - Movement Iii - Andante
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:13
      Title: Silent Woods
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:08
    • 00:20
      Title: Fade A Little
      Performer(s): Wasserfuhr, R. / Wasserfuhr, J.
      Performer(s): Wasserfuhr, R. / Wasserfuhr, J.
      Duration: 7:54
    • 00:28
      Title: Georgia On My Mind
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy/Gorrell, Stuart
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy/Gorrell, Stuart
      Duration: 3:53
    • 00:32
      Title: Shorty
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Performer(s): York, Andrew
      Duration: 1:33
    • 00:33
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:36
      Title: String Quartet Op.10 - Andantino
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:13
    • 00:44
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:48
      Title: The Party's Over
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Performer(s): Comden / Green / Styne
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:52
      Title: Epilogue From Wonderlawn
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 7:32

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