The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    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 Friday 20 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 -

    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: Une Femme Est Une Femme
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 3:02
    • 22:04
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Performer(s): Ostrom, Magnus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Big Legged Woman
      Performer(s): Long / Allen
      Performer(s): Long / Allen
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:12
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major Op. 83 - Movement Iii - And
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 12:36
    • 22:26
      Title: Noches Noches/ La Luz
      Performer(s): Cohen, Avishai
      Performer(s): Cohen, Avishai
      Duration: 7:34
    • 22:32
      Title: Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room
      Performer(s): Carter, A. P.
      Performer(s): Carter, A. P.
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:36
      Title: Buck Creek Girls
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:39
      Title: Partita No.1 In B Minor - V: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:43
      Title: String Quartet In D Major (3rd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:54
      Title: Cristo Redentor
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:01
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (V)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:09
      Title: Moon And Sand
      Performer(s): Wilder/Engvick/Palitz
      Performer(s): Wilder/Engvick/Palitz
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:14
      Title: En Vous Attendant
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Duration: 3:15
    • 23:17
      Title: The Wheels Of The World
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Altan
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Altan
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:21
      Title: Queen Of Hearts
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. The Unthanks
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. The Unthanks
      Duration: 4:47
    • 23:27
      Title: The Book Of Sounds - Part 7
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Performer(s): Otte, Hans
      Duration: 9:00
    • 23:36
      Title: I'Ll Always Be With You
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Love Theme From Cinema Paradiso
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:43
      Title: Les Moulins De Mon Coeur
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:49
      Title: Concerto For Lute, 2 Violins And Continuo In D Major, Rv93 (Ii)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:55
      Title: On Powdered Ground
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:59
      Title: The Unremarkable Child
      Performer(s): Henriksen/Bang/Kleive
      Performer(s): Henriksen/Bang/Kleive
      Duration: 2:19
    • 00:01
      Title: 4:30 Am
      Performer(s): Kjellsby / Slettahjell
      Performer(s): Kjellsby / Slettahjell
      Duration: 3:29
    • 00:05
      Title: Sunrise Serenade, Op. 63
      Performer(s): Sallinen, Aulis
      Performer(s): Sallinen, Aulis
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:12
      Title: Immigrant Theme From The Godfather Part 2
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:16
      Title: Back Down The River
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:19
      Title: St Patrick's Hymn
      Performer(s): Trad /Connolly
      Performer(s): Trad /Connolly
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:22
      Title: October Sky
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Duration: 2:31
    • 00:25
      Title: Sonate De Requiem (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Duration: 8:07
    • 00:32
      Title: Lassie Lie Near Me
      Performer(s): Burns Arr Tabor/Ballamy/Warren
      Performer(s): Burns Arr Tabor/Ballamy/Warren
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:37
      Title: Stardust
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Parish
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Parish
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:44
      Title: Milonga
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:50
      Title: The Corncrake (Slow Air)
      Performer(s): Reavy, Ed
      Performer(s): Reavy, Ed
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:52
      Title: If I Were A Swan
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Performer(s): Puts / Brown
      Duration: 3:45

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