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 Sunday 22 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: Piano Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:15
    • 22:13
      Title: Song No 6
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:14
    • 22:17
      Title: The Saw Set (Mouth Music)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:21
      Title: The Lament For Limerick
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:16
    • 22:27
      Title: Up In Cynthia's Room
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:34
      Title: Leaving The Woods
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Performer(s): Leppin / Pirog
      Duration: 5:54
    • 22:41
      Title: Papa, Can You Hear Me
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 5:15
    • 22:46
      Title: The House Of Night - I
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 3:47
    • 23:13
      Title: Winter
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:57
    • 23:19
      Title: Burning Man
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:24
      Title: Prayers
      Performer(s): Dodd, Chris
      Performer(s): Dodd, Chris
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Major - Prelude
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 9:11
    • 23:45
      Title: Need Your Love So Bad
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Performer(s): John Jnr, Mertis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: O Bone Jesu
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:54
      Title: Lament
      Performer(s): Farjot / Purcell
      Performer(s): Farjot / Purcell
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Past Place
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: What Is There To Say
      Performer(s): Duke / Harburg
      Performer(s): Duke / Harburg
      Duration: 5:37
    • 00:13
      Title: Prélude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:03
    • 00:15
      Title: Prelude No.6 In B Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:18
      Title: Uspavanky (Lullabies)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 8:31
    • 00:30
      Title: So Far, So Hidden
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 11:51
    • 00:42
      Title: Det Lisle Banet ( The Little Child)
      Performer(s): Arr. Tone Krohn
      Performer(s): Arr. Tone Krohn
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:47
      Title: Empty Chairs
      Composer: Don Mclean
      Performer(s): Mclean, Don
      Performer(s): Mclean, Don
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:51
      Title: My Heaven
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Performer(s): Buckley / Daly
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 4:23

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