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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 12 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we're featuring compositions and performances by Daryl Runswick, author, broadcaster and former Head of Composition at the Trinity College of Music.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: One
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:07
      Title: The Eternal Vow From Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
      Performer(s): Dun, Tan
      Performer(s): Dun, Tan
      Duration: 6:13
    • 22:13
      Title: Come Together
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 10:23
    • 22:20
      Title: Julia
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:09
    • 22:23
      Title: Track 16
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:27
      Title: Djekafo
      Performer(s): Keita, Mamani
      Performer(s): Keita, Mamani
      Duration: 4:46
    • 22:32
      Title: Bedlam Boys
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:01
    • 22:36
      Title: Third Sonata - Ii: Boethius
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Kun Mina Kuolen
      Performer(s): Kappi / Traditional
      Performer(s): Kappi / Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:59
      Title: Nubium Swimtrip
      Performer(s): Berglund, D.
      Performer(s): Berglund, D.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Caprichos Di Siviglia
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Performer(s): De Holanda, Hamilton
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:07
      Title: August
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:13
      Title: Can We Go Home Now
      Performer(s): Roche, Margaret
      Performer(s): Roche, Margaret
      Duration: 8:54
    • 23:21
      Title: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Non Lento
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 7:04
    • 23:28
      Title: Menuet In C Minor, Op.24 No.1
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 3:13
    • 23:33
      Title: Billy Don't You Weep For Me
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:08
    • 23:38
      Title: Nobody Knew She Was There
      Performer(s): Maccoll, Ewen
      Performer(s): Maccoll, Ewen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Splanky
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Performer(s): Hefti, Neal
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:49
      Title: Michelle
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:55
      Title: Stilla
      Performer(s): Hedin, Johan
      Performer(s): Hedin, Johan
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:03
      Title: Sonata No. 3 In F Minor Op. 5 - Movement Iv - Intermezzo (Ruckbl
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:15
      Title: Bourbon Street Jingling Jollies
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 4:20
    • 00:21
      Title: Piano Concerto No.27 In B Flat (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 7:58
    • 00:29
      Title: Desert Of The Soul
      Performer(s): Andy Garbi
      Performer(s): Andy Garbi
      Duration: 3:49
    • 00:33
      Title: From Where I Lie / Sheepcounting
      Performer(s): John Tams
      Performer(s): John Tams
      Duration: 5:58
    • 00:39
      Title: Silent Noon
      Performer(s): Herrmann, Bernard
      Performer(s): Herrmann, Bernard
      Duration: 10:52
    • 00:50
      Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:53
      Title: Eso Fue Hace 20
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Duration: 3:45

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