The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Nov 23.  Tonight, we hear a new recording of Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; Stanley Clarke, recorded live in Japan with Chick Corea; 3 x Lennon McCartney; part of a mass by Guillaume Dufay; solo Abdullah Ibrahim; Babe Kyro (or Karo) Lemon Turner sings about "Black Ace"; Claudia Schwab plays the violin; also coming our way, the last selection of the week from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below), specifically a track from the CD "The Astounding Eyes Of Rita"; Eddie Vedder, on ukelele; the slow movement of a string quartet by Smetana; and Matt Dennis, bemoaning the sale of a cottage. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 5 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 -

     

    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive catalogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.
     
     

    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Clara
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Album: Who's Feeling Young Now?
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:04
      Title: Old Folks
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Performer(s): Robsion / Hill
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:07
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Duration: 5:47
    • 22:12
      Title: Cottage For Sale
      Performer(s): Conley / Robison
      Performer(s): Conley / Robison
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:16
      Title: Piano Concerto (2nd Movement) Adagio Misterioso
      Performer(s): Yashiro, Akio
      Performer(s): Yashiro, Akio
      Duration: 7:47
    • 22:24
      Title: Holy Island Part I
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 22:52
      Title: Estampes - No. 1 Pagodes
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:33
    • 22:58
      Title: Sometime Ago
      Performer(s): Mihanovich, Sergio
      Performer(s): Mihanovich, Sergio
      Duration: 6:40
    • 23:04
      Title: Amazing Grace
      Performer(s): Walker, William
      Performer(s): Walker, William
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:08
      Title: Death Row Blues
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: Sad February
      Performer(s): Miles, Graeme
      Performer(s): Miles, Graeme
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: Mahler Symphony No 7 - Movement Iv - Nachtmusik: Andante Amoroso
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 12:06
    • 23:36
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:40
      Title: Who Do You Think You Are?
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:43
      Title: The Man In The Station
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:47
      Title: Bula-Beige
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Duration: 11:36
    • 00:00
      Title: Organ Symphony (1st Movement) - Prelude: Andante
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 7:27
    • 00:07
      Title: Violin Sonata No 3 - Movement I - Slow
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 6:22
    • 00:14
      Title: Moonlight Serenade
      Performer(s): Parish, Mitchell/Miller, Glenn
      Performer(s): Parish, Mitchell/Miller, Glenn
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:19
      Title: Saturday Sun
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:23
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:27
      Title: Black Eyed Dog
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 3:40
    • 00:31
      Title: Prelude To A Kiss
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:36
      Title: I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
      Performer(s): Young / Crosby / Washington
      Performer(s): Young / Crosby / Washington
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: Buzzin' Fly
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Performer(s): Larry Beckett / Tim Buckley
      Duration: 6:19
    • 00:48
      Title: Close (Variation 1)
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Performer(s): Aarset, Eivind
      Duration: 2:58
    • 00:50
      Title: While You're On Your Way
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Duration: 2:31
    • 00:53
      Title: Sonata In F: Andante Un Poco Adagio
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 5:13

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