The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel blues by Leo "Bud" Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 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.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    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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