The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Aug 22. Eamonn links more late-night sounds on BLUE, including Dominic Marshall, a young, Amsterdam-based pianist from the UK; part of a tone poem written while a youthful Richard Strauss was holidaying in Italy; the re-issue of electronica music written for a ballet in the 1980s by Ketil Bjornstad (pictured); singer/songwriter Scott Walker; one of Daryl Runswick's "Scafra Preludes"; John Lennon's "Imagine", as you've not heard it before; Martin Carthy and Eliza Carthy; Philip Glass' "Heroes" Symphony; Ray Charles and a song about the first female singer to join his band; a sample from a new "Arctic" re-invention of jazz standards by vocalist Elvira Nikolaisen and multi-instumentalist Mathias Eick; and songs by Debussy(see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 17 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    In the week of the anniversary of George Enescu's birth, Carl and Eamonn will air some of the chamber music of this Romanian-born violinist, pianist, conductor and composer.

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    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire.

    The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

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