The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 29 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 -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    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 – 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

    • 22:03
      Title: Hymn (To Her Love)
      Performer(s): Brennan, Ciáran
      Performer(s): Brennan, Ciáran
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Tierra De Luz
      Performer(s): Downs/Cohen
      Performer(s): Downs/Cohen
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:12
      Title: String Trio In D Major Op 9 No 2 - Movement Ii - Andante Quasi
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:18
      Title: Moonlight Sonata (1st Movmt)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:43
    • 22:24
      Title: I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:29
      Title: Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Styne, Jule
      Duration: 4:17
    • 22:34
      Title: April The 14th Part 1
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:25
    • 22:40
      Title: Wildflower 2
      Performer(s): Akkerman, Jan
      Performer(s): Akkerman, Jan
      Duration: 4:48
    • 22:45
      Title: Cello Concertoop.22 (2nd Movement) Andante Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 7:15
    • 22:52
      Title: Poem To A Distant Fire
      Performer(s): Moller, Johannes
      Performer(s): Moller, Johannes
      Duration: 6:22
    • 22:59
      Title: Sisyphus
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:04
      Title: Woman You Must Be Crazy
      Performer(s): Walker, Aaron
      Performer(s): Walker, Aaron
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:09
      Title: So Goes The Night
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 5:21
    • 23:14
      Title: Black Water
      Performer(s): O'Beirne, Gerry
      Performer(s): O'Beirne, Gerry
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:19
      Title: Crescent In Kreuzburg
      Performer(s): Timonen / Hassinen
      Performer(s): Timonen / Hassinen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: Quintet In G Minor I. Prelude (Lento)
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:30
      Title: The Dark Diamond Of Donezk
      Performer(s): Nuss, Hubert
      Performer(s): Nuss, Hubert
      Duration: 2:43
    • 23:32
      Title: In My Own Dream
      Performer(s): Butterfield, P.
      Performer(s): Butterfield, P.
      Duration: 4:33
    • 23:36
      Title: Con Permiso
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:47
      Title: Among The Wicklow Hills
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Performer(s): Turner, Pierce
      Duration: 2:49
    • 23:50
      Title: Heaven
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:53
      Title: Willow Weep For Me
      Performer(s): Ronnell, Ann
      Performer(s): Ronnell, Ann
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:58
      Title: Frank
      Performer(s): Corbett, Bryan
      Performer(s): Corbett, Bryan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:00
      Title: Danses Sacree Et Profane For Harp And Strings
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 10:24
    • 00:11
      Title: You Wouldn't Let It
      Performer(s): Vincent, Robert
      Performer(s): Vincent, Robert
      Duration: 4:41
    • 00:16
      Title: The Harry Lime Theme
      Performer(s): Karas, Anton
      Performer(s): Karas, Anton
      Duration: 3:49
    • 00:20
      Title: Love And Respect
      Performer(s): Thompson, Eli
      Performer(s): Thompson, Eli
      Duration: 5:40
    • 00:25
      Title: Everything Happens To Me
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Duration: 11:00
    • 00:31
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:34
      Title: Sonata For 2 Clarinets (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:04
    • 00:37
      Title: Am Koppenplatz
      Performer(s): Sholdice, Garrett
      Performer(s): Sholdice, Garrett
      Duration: 3:20
    • 00:41
      Title: The Curra Road
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Ger
      Performer(s): Wolfe, Ger
      Duration: 4:51
    • 00:45
      Title: Lord Bateman
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Wood Wilson Carthy
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Wood Wilson Carthy
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:53
      Title: Virgo Prudentissima / Magnificat
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Performer(s): Gregorian Antiphon
      Duration: 5:14

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