The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 25 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.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    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.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:09
      Title: Give Me Strength
      Performer(s): Eric Clapton
      Performer(s): Eric Clapton
      Album: 461 Ocean Blvd. (Deluxe Edition)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:17
      Title: Chelsea Bridge
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:30
    • 22:22
      Title: Moanin'
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Performer(s): Hendricks / Timmons
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:25
      Title: ...Around Stravinsky (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:28
      Title: Clarinet Quintet (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Performer(s): Goehr, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:31
      Title: The Cuckoo's Nest
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:55
    • 22:34
      Title: Betty Barnes'
      Performer(s): Milroy, Jed
      Performer(s): Milroy, Jed
      Duration: 2:20
    • 22:35
      Title: Nine Hundred Miles (Instrumental)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:01
    • 22:39
      Title: Mis'ry And The Blues
      Performer(s): La Vere, Charles
      Performer(s): La Vere, Charles
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:44
      Title: Lone Pilgrim
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:58
    • 22:47
      Title: String Quartet No.3 - Ii. November 26: Ichigaya
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Impromptu No.3 In G Flat Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:37
    • 22:54
      Title: Concerto In G Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 7:47
    • 23:04
      Title: Disgrace
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Duration: 3:12
    • 23:07
      Title: Tess
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Performer(s): Surman, John
      Duration: 6:59
    • 23:13
      Title: Coast River
      Performer(s): Lunny
      Performer(s): Lunny
      Duration: 3:38
    • 23:17
      Title: In Haven (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:14
    • 23:19
      Title: The Mountain Of The Night
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim
      Performer(s): Abdullah Ibrahim
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:23
      Title: Lord Maxwell's Last Good Night
      Performer(s): Traditional / Tabor
      Performer(s): Traditional / Tabor
      Duration: 4:35
    • 23:29
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Tres Pecas Nordestinas(2nd Movement) Aboio
      Performer(s): Clovis Pereira
      Performer(s): Clovis Pereira
      Duration: 6:23
    • 23:42
      Title: Milonga Del Angel
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 6:55
    • 23:48
      Title: At Seventeen
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Performer(s): Ian, Janis
      Duration: 4:57
    • 23:54
      Title: Blue Moon
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:58
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 4:16
    • 00:02
      Title: Remembering Marilyn
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:06
      Title: Gabriel's Oboe
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:09
      Title: Letter To The President
      Performer(s): Badly Drawn Boy
      Performer(s): Badly Drawn Boy
      Album: Being Flynn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
      Duration: 1:42
    • 00:12
      Title: String Quartet No.5 In Eb Major (3rd Movement) Adagio Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 8:54
    • 00:20
      Title: Suite No.1 In G Major - Prélude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:24
      Title: C'Est La Mort
      Performer(s): Williams, Joy/ White, John Paul
      Performer(s): Williams, Joy/ White, John Paul
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:26
      Title: Elephants
      Performer(s): Yamagata
      Performer(s): Yamagata
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:30
      Title: The Thrill Is Gone
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Performer(s): Brown / Henderson
      Duration: 3:06
    • 00:34
      Title: Tracing The Outline - Movement 1
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 3:08
    • 00:37
      Title: George
      Composer: Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Album: A Late Junction Compilation 1, Bbclj, bbclj 30042
      Duration: 5:03
    • 00:43
      Title: Nightporter
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:53
      Title: Harvest Breed
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 1:50
    • 00:55
      Title: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Duration: 4:33

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