The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 31 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Whatever the tempo, alto saxophone-player Art Pepper possessed a gift for swinging with sadness. All this week, we remember some of Pepper's finest moments, as sideman and leader.

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    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: Vayamos Al Diablo
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:08
      Title: Blue Monk
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Performer(s): Monk, Thelonious
      Duration: 7:33
    • 22:17
      Title: Mary
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Ashokan Farewell
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Duration: 6:09
    • 22:24
      Title: Morpheus
      Performer(s): Barber, Patricia
      Performer(s): Barber, Patricia
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:30
      Title: String Quintet In C Minor, Op103 (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabil
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:35
    • 22:38
      Title: Adagio Maestoso
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:43
      Title: Weave
      Performer(s): Friedrich, Jurgen
      Performer(s): Friedrich, Jurgen
      Duration: 7:26
    • 22:50
      Title: Model
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Shultz
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Shultz
      Duration: 3:59
    • 22:54
      Title: Bijou The Poodle
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Duration: 6:16
    • 23:02
      Title: A Lesson For The Future, Farewell To The Old Ways
      Performer(s): Corona, Fernando
      Performer(s): Corona, Fernando
      Duration: 8:09
    • 23:10
      Title: Garden Of Prayer
      Performer(s): Curtis / Roach
      Performer(s): Curtis / Roach
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:13
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Piano Sonata In E Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Molto
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 5:03
    • 23:23
      Title: Mood For A Day
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Performer(s): Howe, Steve
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:26
      Title: I Talk To The Wind
      Performer(s): Mcdonald / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Mcdonald / Sinfield
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:48
      Title: La Javanaise
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Duration: 4:25
    • 23:52
      Title: Jazz Suite (Movement Iii) - Romance
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Performer(s): Holloway, Laurie
      Duration: 2:04
    • 23:54
      Title: No Surprises
      Composer: Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Album: No Surprises - Single, Parlophone, CDNODATA04
      Duration: 3:46
    • 23:58
      Title: Nocturne In E Flat
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Performer(s): Glinka, Mikhail
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:03
      Title: Opus 44
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Performer(s): O'Halloran, Dustin
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:06
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Performer(s): Jansen, Arne
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:10
      Title: Winter Moon
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:16
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:18
      Title: Home
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Performer(s): Vallon, Colin
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:30
      Title: If I Were A Swan
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:37
      Title: Marianne's Demise
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:41
      Title: At First She Starts
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:44
      Title: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Sonata No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: Your Song
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Performer(s): Walsh, Kate
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:56
      Title: Time After Time
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Duration: 3:31

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