The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 6 September 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 -

     

    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...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Minor Yours
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:08
      Title: Serenade No.12 "Nacht Music" (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:48
    • 22:13
      Title: Triple Concerto In A Minor Bwv 1044 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:42
    • 22:19
      Title: Oxygen
      Performer(s): Bjork / Glennie, Evelyn
      Performer(s): Bjork / Glennie, Evelyn
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:23
      Title: El Dia Que Me Quieras / Oblivion
      Performer(s): Gardel / Piazzolla
      Performer(s): Gardel / Piazzolla
      Duration: 8:05
    • 22:33
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Major D 575 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:39
      Title: Piano Concerto No.4 In G Minor (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:45
      Title: Marz
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:49
      Title: Flicker
      Performer(s): Ribot, Marc
      Performer(s): Ribot, Marc
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:54
      Title: Sisters Of Mercy
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:59
      Title: Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales - Ii: Assez Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:22
    • 23:03
      Title: The Trip
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Performer(s): Pepper, Art
      Duration: 12:49
    • 23:16
      Title: On The Street Where You Live
      Performer(s): Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick
      Performer(s): Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:22
      Title: Tango Song And Dance (No.2) Song Simply
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Duration: 5:18
    • 23:28
      Title: The Chase (Variations On Mussorgsky's Old Castle From Pictures A
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:32
      Title: Michael From Mountains
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 3:56
    • 23:35
      Title: Oh, Montmartre
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Performer(s): Kristmanson, Kyrie
      Duration: 2:52
    • 23:38
      Title: Blue
      Performer(s): Dunning, Brian
      Performer(s): Dunning, Brian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Sonata K466 In F Minor
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 7:39
    • 23:51
      Title: God Bless The Child
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Duration: 5:18
    • 23:56
      Title: Plane, Too
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 3:24
    • 23:59
      Title: The Coulin
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:04
      Title: The Stolen Meeting - Theme
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:08
      Title: Festina Lente
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:14
      Title: He's Gone Away
      Performer(s): Haydn / Metheny
      Performer(s): Haydn / Metheny
      Duration: 4:47
    • 00:19
      Title: River Man
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:23
      Title: Black Eyed Dog
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:26
      Title: String Quartet No.11 (Prelude) Tranquillo
      Performer(s): Nordgren, Pehr Henrik
      Performer(s): Nordgren, Pehr Henrik
      Duration: 2:20
    • 00:29
      Title: Prelude No.4 In E Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:31
      Title: Creep (Clean Version)
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Performer(s): Radiohead
      Album: Pablo Honey
      Duration: 4:56
    • 00:36
      Title: Stardust
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy/Parish. Mitchell
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy/Parish. Mitchell
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:41
      Title: Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:45
      Title: Lord Bateman
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Wood
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Wood
      Duration: 8:15
    • 00:53
      Title: Now That I'M Older
      Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan
      Performer(s): Stevens, Sufjan
      Duration: 5:10

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