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 7 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nico Muhly balances contem classical and indie folk/pop; operas, ballets, chamber works and collaborations with Bjork, Sigur Ros and Essie Jain.

      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

    • 22:00
      Title: Decision
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Duration: 8:17
    • 22:08
      Title: Handwriting
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Put A Penny In The Slot
      Performer(s): Regan, Fionn
      Performer(s): Regan, Fionn
      Duration: 4:17
    • 22:14
      Title: Well All Right
      Performer(s): Holly / Allison / Petty / Maudlin
      Performer(s): Holly / Allison / Petty / Maudlin
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:17
      Title: Iraklio
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:21
      Title: N'Teri
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:28
      Title: Motet - Singet Dem Herrn
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:33
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:32
    • 22:37
      Title: Suite No.3 In C Major - Courante
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:15
    • 22:42
      Title: The Last Trip Home
      Performer(s): Steele, Davy
      Performer(s): Steele, Davy
      Duration: 6:34
    • 22:48
      Title: I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:03
    • 22:54
      Title: Zajdi, Zajdi
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Performer(s): Trad Serbian
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:01
      Title: Symphony No. 3 - Movement Iv - Sehr Langam. Misterioso
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 8:50
    • 23:12
      Title: Any Time
      Performer(s): Lawson, Herbert
      Performer(s): Lawson, Herbert
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:14
      Title: Song For Bob
      Performer(s): Cave/ Ellis
      Performer(s): Cave/ Ellis
      Duration: 6:20
    • 23:20
      Title: Set Me Free
      Performer(s): Cale, John W.
      Performer(s): Cale, John W.
      Duration: 4:27
    • 23:25
      Title: Moto Interrotto - I. Like A Romantic Concerto
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:28
      Title: Sonata Fof Solo Double Bass (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Penselstrok
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:37
      Title: Someday My Prince Will Come
      Performer(s): Churchill / Morey
      Performer(s): Churchill / Morey
      Duration: 9:19
    • 23:46
      Title: Near The Cross
      Performer(s): Crosby, Fanny J.
      Performer(s): Crosby, Fanny J.
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:51
      Title: Everything Has Changed
      Performer(s): Williams, Lucinda
      Performer(s): Williams, Lucinda
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:55
      Title: Come On In My Kitchen
      Performer(s): Johnson, Robert
      Performer(s): Johnson, Robert
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:59
      Title: Ubi Caritas
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:02
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Adagio, Ma No
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 9:03
    • 00:15
      Title: Sweet Dreams
      Performer(s): Don Gibson
      Performer(s): Don Gibson
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:19
      Title: Manoir De Mes Reves
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:26
      Title: My Darling
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:28
      Title: Talking Casey
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Performer(s): Hurt, John 'Mississipi'
      Duration: 5:22
    • 00:33
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Faulkner, Newton
      Performer(s): Faulkner, Newton
      Duration: 1:52
    • 00:36
      Title: Lento
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 13:11
    • 00:50
      Title: Stardust
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Parish
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Parish
      Duration: 3:45

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