The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 2. Tonight, Eamonn presents an ecstatic Art van Damme; 2 x Boccherini; The Cinematic Orchestra's "Arrival Of The Birds"; a sample from the new CD by Anoushka Shankar (pictured); nocturnes by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Scriabin, Olafur Arnalds and Pablo Held  (see BLUE TUNES, below); late career Billie Holiday; a bluesy "Please Don't Go"; the melodic ambience of UK electronica duo Digitonal; a Mendelssohn octet; new Eileen Tackney; Chet Baker with Paul Desmond; part of a Shostakovich chamber symphony; as well as Dick Gaughan and Leo Kottke. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 6 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.
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    Eamonn talks to Daryl Runswick

    Daryl Runswick is a classically trained composer, arranger, musician, producer and educationalist. He has worked with the London Sinfonietta, The King's Singers, John Cage and Ornette Coleman. He played bass and piano for 12 years with John Dankworth and Cleo Laine and was the Head of Music Composition at Trinity College of Music in London.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    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.

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Katie Cruel
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:37
    • 22:03
      Title: Symphony No. 5 - Part Iii - Adagietto. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 11:00
    • 22:14
      Title: Fado Amalia
      Performer(s): Valerio/Galhardo
      Performer(s): Valerio/Galhardo
      Duration: 3:15
    • 22:17
      Title: Holy Island Part Ii
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: How Blue Can You Get?
      Performer(s): Fame, Georgie
      Performer(s): Fame, Georgie
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:28
      Title: Eleanor Rigby
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:31
      Title: Working Class Hero
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Performer(s): Lennon, John
      Duration: 4:05
    • 22:36
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 11:21
    • 22:47
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Major Op. 2 No. 3 - Movement Ii - Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:05
    • 22:54
      Title: Pretty Little Martha
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Performer(s): Wainwright, Loudon
      Duration: 2:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Waterfront
      Composer: Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Performer(s): David Sylvian
      Album: Secrets Of The Beehive, Virgin, CDVR2471
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:05
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:13
      Title: Serenade For Guitar And Percussion (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:16
      Title: Trois Nocturnes - I: Nuages
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:16
    • 23:25
      Title: Lament For An Orchid (Absinthe)
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:32
      Title: Nocturne In C Sharp Minor
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:36
      Title: Nocturnal - Ix. Slow And Quiet
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:11
    • 23:45
      Title: You're So Vain
      Performer(s): Simon, Carly
      Performer(s): Simon, Carly
      Duration: 5:23
    • 23:53
      Title: Caught A Long Wind
      Performer(s): Feist, Leslie
      Performer(s): Feist, Leslie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:59
      Title: It Had To Be You
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Haggart / Burke
      Performer(s): Haggart / Burke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Slow Twitchy Organs
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): Muhly, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Performer(s): Jackson, Joe
      Duration: 4:33
    • 00:26
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:31
      Title: Two Year Winter
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Performer(s): Hills, Annie/ Jones, Belinda
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:34
      Title: Here's The Tender Coming
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: Arioso
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:44
      Title: Lute Suite No. 2 In C Minor (1st Movement) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:49
      Title: Jessica's Sunwheel
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Performer(s): David Darling
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:54
      Title: A Night Away
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Greg
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Greg
      Duration: 5:50

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