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 Friday 4 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    A Journey through Centuries of Beautiful Music celebrated its 4th birthday in the Sugar Club in Dublin recently. This week Blue features high quality music from that night.

    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

    • 22:05
      Title: Piano Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 8:15
    • 22:14
      Title: Blueberry Ice Cream Take 2
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Stockholm Sweetnin'
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Performer(s): Jones, Quincy
      Duration: 4:03
    • 22:22
      Title: White Oak Mountain
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:30
    • 22:25
      Title: Are You Ready For Love
      Performer(s): Thomas Lee / Leroy Bell / Casey James
      Performer(s): Thomas Lee / Leroy Bell / Casey James
      Duration: 4:41
    • 22:31
      Title: Cantabile
      Performer(s): Vasks, Peteris
      Performer(s): Vasks, Peteris
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:39
      Title: The Light From One
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Duration: 5:36
    • 22:44
      Title: Tant Qu'il Aura Des Etoiles
      Performer(s): Scotto/ Hornez/ Vendiesse
      Performer(s): Scotto/ Hornez/ Vendiesse
      Duration: 1:30
    • 23:05
      Title: Central Reservation
      Performer(s): Beth Orton
      Performer(s): Beth Orton
      Album: Central Reservation
      Duration: 5:03
    • 23:09
      Title: All You Need Is
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:15
      Title: Track 12
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Brennan/De Barra
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Brennan/De Barra
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:26
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:24
    • 23:34
      Title: Lansiranta
      Performer(s): Lepisto, Markku
      Performer(s): Lepisto, Markku
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:39
      Title: Out On The Weekend
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:44
      Title: Ashokan Farewell
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:48
      Title: Don't Leave Me
      Performer(s): Guy, Buddy
      Performer(s): Guy, Buddy
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:52
      Title: Introducing...
      Performer(s): Louhivuori, Olavi
      Performer(s): Louhivuori, Olavi
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: Bell Metal Lane
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:04
      Title: Nocturne No.12 In G
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 2:15
    • 00:06
      Title: Fantasia (21)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:10
      Title: Oh Shenandoah
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Album: Time Portal
      Duration: 4:04
    • 00:15
      Title: Ballad For The Unborn
      Performer(s): E.S.T.
      Performer(s): E.S.T.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:20
      Title: Lamentate - Movement V (Pregando)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:31
      Title: Marianne's Demise
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:35
      Title: Drinkin' Gourd
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Adagio, Ma No
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Suk, Josef
      Duration: 9:03
    • 00:48
      Title: Where've Yer Bin Dick?
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:48
      Title: My Romance
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: I Surrender Dear
      Performer(s): Barris / Clifford
      Performer(s): Barris / Clifford
      Duration: 6:46

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