The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    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 Sunday 11 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 -

    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

    • 22:03
      Title: Chiyo
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Duration: 10:10
    • 22:13
      Title: Blueberry Ice Cream Take 2
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Judy
      Performer(s): Tristano, Lennie
      Performer(s): Tristano, Lennie
      Duration: 3:12
    • 22:20
      Title: Symphony No.4 - I. Prelude: Mission San Juan Bautista
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:26
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:33
      Title: Lorraine
      Performer(s): Strom/ Tweed
      Performer(s): Strom/ Tweed
      Duration: 5:44
    • 22:38
      Title: Let No Man Steal Your Thyme
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:54
    • 22:41
      Title: God Bless The Child
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Performer(s): Herzog/Holiday
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:44
      Title: Mount Harissa
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn
      Duration: 7:55
    • 22:53
      Title: Lament
      Performer(s): Farjot / Purcell
      Performer(s): Farjot / Purcell
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:58
      Title: Cathédrales (Improvisation)
      Performer(s): Beffa, Karol
      Performer(s): Beffa, Karol
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Line
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Performer(s): Portico Quartet
      Album: Real World 25
      Duration: 7:44
    • 23:12
      Title: Good Night
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:15
      Title: Violin Sonata No.1 (1st Movement) Andantino Non Troppo Moderato
      Performer(s): De Freitas Branco, Luis
      Performer(s): De Freitas Branco, Luis
      Duration: 6:45
    • 23:22
      Title: Pretty Things
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Rufus
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Rufus
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:29
      Title: Swimming Song
      Performer(s): Macgarrigle
      Performer(s): Macgarrigle
      Duration: 2:41
    • 23:32
      Title: Since Then
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 7:26
    • 23:40
      Title: Clair De Lune
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:44
      Title: Going To School ( From Memoirs Of A Geisha)
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 2:59
    • 23:47
      Title: Partita No.1 In B Minor - V: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: Fruit Tree
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:55
      Title: Golden
      Performer(s): Downes, Kit
      Performer(s): Downes, Kit
      Duration: 5:12
    • 00:00
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Faulkner, Newton
      Performer(s): Faulkner, Newton
      Duration: 1:52
    • 00:03
      Title: Chelsea Bridge
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:07
      Title: On An Overgrown Path - The Madonna Of Frydek
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 2:59
    • 00:10
      Title: Jessica's Sunwheel
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:15
      Title: Adio Querida (Goodbye My Dear One)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:20
      Title: The Sound Of Someone You Love Who's Going Etc.
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Simon
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Simon
      Duration: 12:01
    • 00:32
      Title: Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant (Pavan Of The Sleeping Beauty
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 1:54
    • 00:34
      Title: Curve Of The Sand
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 2:59
    • 00:43
      Title: Love Will Tear Us Apart
      Performer(s): Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Performer(s): Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:48
      Title: A Hudson Cycle
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:35
    • 00:51
      Title: I Want To Vanish
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:55
      Title: Temwani
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Duration: 2:08
    • 00:57
      Title: Solitude
      Performer(s): Ellington / De Lange
      Performer(s): Ellington / De Lange
      Duration: 2:24

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