The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 2. Tonight, Eamonn presents an ecstatic Art van Damme; 2 x Boccherini; The Cinematic Orchestra's "Arrival Of The Birds"; a sample from the new CD by Anoushka Shankar (pictured); nocturnes by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Scriabin, Olafur Arnalds and Pablo Held  (see BLUE TUNES, below); late career Billie Holiday; a bluesy "Please Don't Go"; the melodic ambience of UK electronica duo Digitonal; a Mendelssohn octet; new Eileen Tackney; Chet Baker with Paul Desmond; part of a Shostakovich chamber symphony; as well as Dick Gaughan and Leo Kottke. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 24 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Tony McManus, the leading guitarist in Celtic music, will not be typecast. His latest release Mysterious Boundaries includes Bach, Couperin, Satie et al.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:47
      Title: When You And I Were Young Maggie
      Performer(s): Johnson / Butterfield
      Performer(s): Johnson / Butterfield
      Duration: 2:57
    • 22:50
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:53
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 23:01
      Title: Renaissance
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean-Luc
      Performer(s): Ponty, Jean-Luc
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:07
      Title: Easy's Pocket
      Performer(s): Roberts, Hank
      Performer(s): Roberts, Hank
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:13
      Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Performer(s): Sam Philips
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:16
      Title: Signal
      Performer(s): Phillips
      Performer(s): Phillips
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:21
      Title: Milonga
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:27
      Title: What A Wonderful World/Charlie Hunter's/The Humours Of Tulla
      Performer(s): Weiss/Douglas
      Performer(s): Weiss/Douglas
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:32
      Title: Nicolette
      Performer(s): Wheeler, Kenny
      Performer(s): Wheeler, Kenny
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:38
      Title: Cavatina (From The Deer Hunter)
      Performer(s): Myers, Stanley
      Performer(s): Myers, Stanley
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:42
      Title: Piano Sonata No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Time Stands Still
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:53
      Title: Our Last Moment In Song
      Performer(s): Mcbride, Brian
      Performer(s): Mcbride, Brian
      Duration: 6:18
    • 23:59
      Title: Runaround
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Performer(s): Cale, J.J.
      Duration: 2:57
    • 00:02
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:06
      Title: Prelude No.6 In B Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Brownie Eyes
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Duration: 4:10
    • 00:13
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Duration: 5:15
    • 00:20
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 11:13
    • 00:31
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:34
      Title: The Fish And The Bird
      Performer(s): Knopfler, Mark
      Performer(s): Knopfler, Mark
      Duration: 4:00
    • 00:37
      Title: Take Heart In Your Hope
      Performer(s): Arborise, Dan
      Performer(s): Arborise, Dan
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:41
      Title: In A Landscape
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Duration: 10:25
    • 00:52
      Title: Make Someone Happy
      Performer(s): Comdon/Green/Styne
      Performer(s): Comdon/Green/Styne
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:56
      Title: Your Story
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Duration: 3:07

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