The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 29. This Friday night, we'll hear singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a sample from a duet recording by cellist Anja Lechner and pianist Francois Couturier for the ECM label; romantic orchestral music by George Templeton Strong, an often-overlooked composer from New York city; a torch song by classical music/psychology graduate Patricia Barber; guitar music created by the late Richard Rodney Bennett; the twin guitars of Laurindo Almeida and Charle Byrd; low-key Mahavishnu Orchestra; part of a solo piano work by Hans Otte (a German composer who studied with Paul Hindemith); saxophonist Charles Lloyd, in advance of his visit to the National Concert Hall in mid-November; Andy Irvine (pictured), recorded in the Australian Outback; more music by Leonard Bernstein (see BLUE TUNES, below); and a selection from a new CD by Milan-born pianist Stefano Bollani (backed by, amongst others, Bill Frisell and Mark Turner).  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 -

    Leonard Bernstein: Aug 25th - 31st

    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

    • 22:15
      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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