The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; dolo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexi Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 13 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 - nightly on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    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...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:15
      Title: Stand In The Light
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Performer(s): Jain, Essie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Snibor
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:31
    • 22:27
      Title: Simple Symphony(3rd Movement) Sentimental Sarabande
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 8:10
    • 22:35
      Title: Cathédrales (Improvisation)
      Performer(s): Beffa, Karol
      Performer(s): Beffa, Karol
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Maria Lando
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:46
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:48
    • 22:50
      Title: Horn Concerto No.1
      Performer(s): Arnold, Malcolm
      Performer(s): Arnold, Malcolm
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: String Quartet No.3 In D Major (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:59
      Title: I Married An Angel
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:52
    • 23:03
      Title: Sad Walk
      Performer(s): Zieff, Bob
      Performer(s): Zieff, Bob
      Duration: 4:29
    • 23:08
      Title: Ancient Highway
      Performer(s): Porteous, Wyckham
      Performer(s): Porteous, Wyckham
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:14
      Title: While You're On Your Way
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Duration: 2:31
    • 23:16
      Title: Sensuelle Et Sans Suite
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Performer(s): Gainsbourg
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:19
      Title: Klokkeklang
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: Drones - Part (Iv)
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: The Dolphins
      Performer(s): Neal, Fred
      Performer(s): Neal, Fred
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:34
      Title: Ode To What Was Lost
      Performer(s): Karijord, Rebekka
      Performer(s): Karijord, Rebekka
      Duration: 5:46
    • 23:39
      Title: Blues Run The Game
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Performer(s): Frank, Jackson
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:43
      Title: La Tromba Di Polydor - La Dolce Vita
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:06
    • 23:45
      Title: Trio For Clarinet, Cello & Piano; (2nd Movt) Andante
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 5:21
    • 23:50
      Title: Rocco And His Brothers (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:02
    • 23:53
      Title: Crazy Clown
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Duration: 3:17
    • 23:56
      Title: Blue Serge
      Performer(s): Ellington, Mercer
      Performer(s): Ellington, Mercer
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:58
      Title: I See You
      Performer(s): Mike Taylor
      Performer(s): Mike Taylor
      Duration: 3:27
    • 00:02
      Title: Armenian Song
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 2:52
    • 00:04
      Title: Assyrian Women Mourners
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:09
      Title: Gentle Threat
      Performer(s): Gonzales
      Performer(s): Gonzales
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:13
      Title: Shades Of Blue
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 7:23
    • 00:22
      Title: Paddy Canny's Toast
      Performer(s): Lennon, Charlie
      Performer(s): Lennon, Charlie
      Duration: 3:47
    • 00:25
      Title: Rain Forest
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:32
      Title: Three Preludes - Ii. Andante Con Moto E Poco Rubato
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:36
      Title: Oboe Quintet (2nd Movement) Lento Espressivo
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Duration: 7:33
    • 00:44
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:51
      Title: My Romance
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: Spying
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:56
      Title: Prelustri Elucentia
      Performer(s): De Grudencz, Petrus Wilhelmi
      Performer(s): De Grudencz, Petrus Wilhelmi
      Duration: 2:58

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