The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (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 -

     

    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    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...
     

    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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