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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 21 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 -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    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

    • 22:00
      Title: One
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:07
      Title: Hard Time Blues
      Performer(s): Hardin, Lane
      Performer(s): Hardin, Lane
      Duration: 4:00
    • 22:11
      Title: Helpless
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:16
      Title: Guitar Concerto In A Major Op. 30 - Movement Ii - Andantino Sici
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Performer(s): Giuliani, Mauro
      Duration: 6:37
    • 22:22
      Title: Three Pieces For Strings: Pastoral
      Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C
      Performer(s): Kelly, Thomas C
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:26
      Title: Who Will Comfort Me
      Performer(s): Gardot, Melody
      Performer(s): Gardot, Melody
      Duration: 5:12
    • 22:31
      Title: Alex Mcconnell's (Waltz)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Fidil
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Fidil
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:35
      Title: Life Is Good Blues
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:37
      Title: Dreaming On Ice
      Performer(s): Nesbitt, Karl
      Performer(s): Nesbitt, Karl
      Duration: 2:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Concerto No. 1 For Piano And Orchestra (1st Movement) Tranquillo
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 7:40
    • 22:48
      Title: Runaway Man Blues
      Performer(s): Council, Floyd
      Performer(s): Council, Floyd
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:51
      Title: If At All
      Performer(s): Ross, Florian
      Performer(s): Ross, Florian
      Duration: 4:04
    • 22:55
      Title: Just As You Are
      Performer(s): Benge / Wyatt
      Performer(s): Benge / Wyatt
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:01
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (Ii)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Poeme Tragique Op. 34
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:07
      Title: Concerto For Violin And Wind Orchestra (2nd Movement) Notturno
      Performer(s): Weill
      Performer(s): Weill
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:12
      Title: Everybody Knows
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen / Sharon Robinson
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen / Sharon Robinson
      Duration: 7:28
    • 23:19
      Title: Oliver
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:22
      Title: Remember Me
      Performer(s): Finlay, Janice
      Performer(s): Finlay, Janice
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:27
      Title: Famous Blue Raincoat
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:33
      Title: I'Ll Wait For You
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Legrand, Michel
      Duration: 3:59
    • 23:36
      Title: Hvirvelvinden/The Windmills Of Your Mind
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 3:50
    • 23:40
      Title: Trio From String Quartet No.1
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Duration: 2:17
    • 23:42
      Title: 12 Transcendental Studies - 3 (B Major) Carillon
      Performer(s): Lyapunov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Lyapunov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:52
    • 23:49
      Title: Little Suite In A Minor - Praludium
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 3:49
    • 23:53
      Title: Hoquiam
      Performer(s): Jurado, Damien
      Performer(s): Jurado, Damien
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:57
      Title: Love Song
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Performer(s): Hamasyan, Tigran
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:04
      Title: Hear, O Lord, When I Cry
      Performer(s): Warner, Massah M
      Performer(s): Warner, Massah M
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:05
      Title: Railroad Man
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:10
      Title: Lola
      Performer(s): Buckley, Michael
      Performer(s): Buckley, Michael
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Mercy, Mercy Me
      Performer(s): Gaye, Marvin
      Performer(s): Gaye, Marvin
      Duration: 3:31
    • 00:19
      Title: Let's Get It On
      Performer(s): Gaye / Townsend
      Performer(s): Gaye / Townsend
      Duration: 5:42
    • 00:26
      Title: Studies On Chopin?S Etudes - No.5 In D Flat Major (Left Hand)
      Performer(s): Godowsky, Leopold
      Performer(s): Godowsky, Leopold
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:30
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:36
      Title: Etudes Op. 33 - No. 5 Andante Espressivo
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Performer(s): Szymanowski, Karol
      Duration: 1:10
    • 00:37
      Title: Moonchild / The Dream And The Illusion
      Performer(s): Fripp / Mcdonald / Lake / Giles / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Mcdonald / Lake / Giles / Sinfield
      Duration: 9:17
    • 00:42
      Title: Once Upon A Distant Shore
      Performer(s): Parker, C.S.L.
      Performer(s): Parker, C.S.L.
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:48
      Title: Sam Stone
      Performer(s): Prine, John
      Performer(s): Prine, John
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:56
      Title: Virgo Prudentissima / Magnificat
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Duration: 5:14

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