The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 17. This Sunday on BLUE, we'll listen to Anglo-Irish ensemble Carducci Quartet perform a work by living composer Adrian Williams; some Bennie Maupin (providing Eamonn can find a particular CD he knows he has at home somewhere); Irish guitarist Michael O'Toole; Dave Brubeck (pictured) at Oberlin College; singer/songwriters Ane Brun, Elvis Costello, Lucinda Williams and Tom Waits; a “Finnish Prayer” by Taneli Kuusisto; and the last of the week's Bill Evans recordings (see BLUE TUNES, below), including a version of "Danny Boy". 10pm start...

    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 -

    Bill Evans: August 11th - 17th

    Were he still with us, Bill Evans would have turned 85 on the 16th of August. A lyrical player who never paraded his technique, Evans first appeared on the radar after working with Charles Mingus and Miles Davis (that's Bill playing piano on most of the "Kind Of Blue" sessions). This week Eamonn features solo, duo and - especially - trio recordings made under the pianist's own name. We'll even hear Evans recorded with symphony orchestra and playing along to himself...

     

    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...

    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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