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    Oct 31. This Halloween night, part one of the the programme is (inevitably) designated to "Dance Of The Vampires", "Blood Count", "Totentanz", "Witchcraft", "The Child Of Dracula And Zombie", Howlin' Wolf et al... For the second half, Eamonn airs more Jacques Loussier (see BLUE TUNES, below), and a number of new releases, including a collaboration between Hardanger fiddle player Nils Okland and 2 members of Norwegian "post-rock" group The Low Frequency In Stereo; another in a series of duet recordings by Robert Fripp and Theo Travis; and Wagner's music, played by Wilhelm Latchoumia (pictured). 10pm start-time anticipated, immediately following the live opera broadcast from Wexford...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 27 September 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    He is called the Godfather of Irish Electronica; recently he was made Adjunct Prof of Music at Trinity - Roger Doyle's discography is under the Blue Tunes spotlight this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Jacques Loussier: Oct  27th - November 2nd
     
    Pianist Jacques Loussier turned 80 earlier this week. He's composed soundtracks for nearly 70 films but is best-known for his jazz treatments of works by Satie, Debussy, Ravel, Vivaldi, Schumann  and in particular J.S. Bach. All this week, we pay a birthday tribute on BLUE, with recordings of Loussier interpreting a number of classical composers. And we dip into two 2-CD retrospective releases which came out on Telarc in 2014: "My Personal Favorites: The Jacques Loussier Trio Plays Bach" and "Beyond Bach: Other Composers I Adore".

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:03
      Title: Drivin'
      Performer(s): Baker, Don
      Performer(s): Baker, Don
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:06
      Title: Introduction To Salome
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Duration: 6:53
    • 22:13
      Title: Fair Is Foul
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:19
      Title: Symphony No.3 In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Ma No Troppo
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 11:48
    • 22:32
      Title: Bamba
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Duration: 6:14
    • 22:38
      Title: Blueberry Hill
      Performer(s): Stock / Lewis / Rose
      Performer(s): Stock / Lewis / Rose
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:43
      Title: Mercy Street
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 6:14
    • 22:49
      Title: The Nest That Sailed The Sky (Instrumental)
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:54
      Title: Home At Last
      Performer(s): Becker / Fagen
      Performer(s): Becker / Fagen
      Duration: 5:49
    • 23:01
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 Third Movement
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 6:29
    • 23:07
      Title: String Quartet No.2 - Iv.
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Nefertiti
      Performer(s): Shorter, Wayne
      Performer(s): Shorter, Wayne
      Duration: 8:08
    • 23:18
      Title: Together
      Performer(s): Dodd / Corbett
      Performer(s): Dodd / Corbett
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: Open These Bars
      Performer(s): Taylor, Otis
      Performer(s): Taylor, Otis
      Duration: 6:44
    • 23:32
      Title: Gymnopedies No. 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:20
    • 23:38
      Title: Nocturne No. 4
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Album: Piano Dreams: The Erik Satie Collection - Pascal Roge, Decca, 458 105-2
      Duration: 3:03
    • 23:39
      Title: Gnossiennes (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:55
    • 23:44
      Title: Mrs Bermingham
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Duration: 5:45
    • 23:49
      Title: Stratospheres
      Composer: Garbi
      Performer(s): Andy Garbi
      Performer(s): Andy Garbi
      Album: The Sound of One, PRS Foundation for New Music, Ais Cd 1001
      Duration: 5:32
    • 23:55
      Title: Stilla
      Performer(s): Hedin, Johan
      Performer(s): Hedin, Johan
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:02
      Title: One Falling Tree
      Performer(s): Mckenna / Gilstrap
      Performer(s): Mckenna / Gilstrap
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Two Album Leaves In Cmin (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 1:49
    • 00:11
      Title: Moonpie
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Performer(s): Ballamy / Stronen / Fennesz / Molvaer
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:16
      Title: Write A Letter
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Performer(s): Carthy, Eliza
      Duration: 5:44
    • 00:22
      Title: The Garden (Vi)
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:23
      Title: Indian Summer
      Performer(s): Atkins, Joseph
      Performer(s): Atkins, Joseph
      Duration: 7:52
    • 00:31
      Title: Don't Want To Know
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:19
    • 00:34
      Title: Jim
      Performer(s): Rose / Petrillo / Shawn
      Performer(s): Rose / Petrillo / Shawn
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:40
      Title: Spiegel Im Spiegel
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 10:41
    • 00:49
      Title: On An Overgrown Path - The Madonna Of Frydek
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 2:59
    • 00:52
      Title: Gyassa
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Performer(s): Doyle, Roger
      Duration: 6:52

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