The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    July 31. We close the month with a live recording by Dinu Lipatti, a godson of George Enescu; Slide Hampton, one of 4 'bone players you'll hear on the MPS re-issue of "Trombone Workshop";  2 x Robin Williamson (including a selection from his latest solo project for ECM); two tunes named "Searchlight" (performed by Jon Hopkins and Jaki Byard respectively); a couple more nocturnes (see BLUE TUNES, below); new jazz from sax-player Gregory Tardy; Soft Machine (pictured), live in Switzerland; part of a string quartet by George Onslow; 2 x Beth Orton (including a guest performance with Bert Jansch); the music of Billy Joel interpreted by Tommy Emmanuel; and Satie, performed by Welsh harpist Caitrin Finch. Join Eamonn from 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 14 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    He has an impressive film catalogue; worked with many artists; a discography that includes piano music of Satie, Copland and Cage: Michel Legrand is under the Blue Tunes spotlight.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field (pictured) – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Low Down
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Baby Please Don't Go
      Composer: Williams, Big Joe
      Performer(s): Williams, Big Joe
      Performer(s): Williams, Big Joe
      Album: A Portrait Of Vintage Blues (2-cd), Gallerie, GALE 436
      Duration: 2:46
    • 22:14
      Title: Massigui
      Performer(s): Keita / Repac
      Performer(s): Keita / Repac
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:19
      Title: J'Ai Été Au Bal
      Duration: 1:51
    • 22:20
      Title: A Tune For Frankie/ An Phis Fluich
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Performer(s): Ni Mahaonaigh/ Trad
      Duration: 5:29
    • 22:27
      Title: Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major 'Emperor' (2nd Movement) Ada
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:33
    • 22:36
      Title: Main Theme From The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 5:18
    • 22:41
      Title: Momento
      Performer(s): Gunnlaugs, Sunna
      Performer(s): Gunnlaugs, Sunna
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: First Girl I Loved
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Duration: 5:13
    • 22:53
      Title: The Death Lady
      Duration: 2:44
    • 22:57
      Title: Black Ace
      Performer(s): Turner, Karo
      Performer(s): Turner, Karo
      Duration: 3:04
    • 22:59
      Title: Cello Concerto (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 9:27
    • 23:09
      Title: Dust
      Performer(s): Jordan, Anna
      Performer(s): Jordan, Anna
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:16
      Title: Oblivion
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:21
      Title: Neelin
      Performer(s): Kinsella, Lauren
      Performer(s): Kinsella, Lauren
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:24
      Title: Cadence And Cascade
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:30
      Title: The Wakeful Night - Adagio
      Performer(s): Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Performer(s): Blomdahl, Karl-Birger
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:36
      Title: Spirit Of The Place - Part 2
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 7:51
    • 23:45
      Title: Don't Ask Me Why
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:49
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:54
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03
    • 23:57
      Title: Jano Mori
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Duration: 7:55
    • 00:05
      Title: The Last Man
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Performer(s): Mansell, Clint
      Duration: 6:24
    • 00:13
      Title: Captain Bligh
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Duration: 6:54
    • 00:19
      Title: Li'l Darlin
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Duration: 5:05
    • 00:25
      Title: As I Roved Out
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:31
      Title: You Compare Her To A Rose
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:36
      Title: In A Landscape
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Performer(s): Cage, John
      Duration: 10:25
    • 00:47
      Title: Once Upon A Summertime
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Performer(s): Legrand/Barclay/Marnay/Mercer
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:52
      Title: The Peacocks
      Performer(s): Rowles, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Rowles, Jimmy
      Duration: 5:57

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