The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 18 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

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    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:01
      Title: Romance
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Performer(s): Wilson, Gerald
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:08
      Title: Key To The Highway
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:11
      Title: Arthur Mcbride
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 7:20
    • 22:18
      Title: Prayer Of St. Gregory
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:58
    • 22:23
      Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor - Movement Iii (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:34
    • 22:30
      Title: Birthday
      Performer(s): The Sugarcubes
      Performer(s): The Sugarcubes
      Album: The Great Crossover Potential
      Duration: 4:11
    • 22:33
      Title: Somewhere (From West Side Story)
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Performer(s): Bernstein / Sondheim
      Duration: 4:08
    • 22:41
      Title: Glade
      Performer(s): Arcoleo, Josh
      Performer(s): Arcoleo, Josh
      Duration: 5:49
    • 22:47
      Title: Blue Mosque
      Performer(s): Purbrook, Colin
      Performer(s): Purbrook, Colin
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:52
      Title: Alonso's Serenade
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Duration: 2:47
    • 22:54
      Title: Petite Symphonie No.3 'Serenade' (2nd Movement) Calme
      Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius
      Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius
      Duration: 2:00
    • 22:56
      Title: Serenade For Guitar And Percussion (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Performer(s): Harrison, Lou
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:01
      Title: Rockin' In Rhythm
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:04
      Title: Meet On The Ledge
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:06
      Title: Burns' Supper
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:58
    • 23:11
      Title: Genevieve
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:16
      Title: Dear Friends
      Performer(s): Eri Yamamoto
      Performer(s): Eri Yamamoto
      Duration: 4:18
    • 23:21
      Title: Immersia Iii
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Duration: 2:35
    • 23:23
      Title: Campani In Aria (Berceuse)
      Performer(s): Boyle, Rory
      Performer(s): Boyle, Rory
      Duration: 3:48
    • 23:29
      Title: Moel Famau
      Performer(s): Ryder-Jones, Bill
      Performer(s): Ryder-Jones, Bill
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:32
      Title: Ich Bin Schon
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: In My Secret Life
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:39
      Title: Cello Concerto No. 1 Op. 107 - Movement Ii - Moderato
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:48
    • 23:52
      Title: Les Bouton Dorés
      Performer(s): Vidalin / Datin
      Performer(s): Vidalin / Datin
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:55
      Title: Snowball
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Performer(s): 3epkano
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:59
      Title: Empty Pocket Blues
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:04
      Title: Blue
      Performer(s): Dunning, Brian
      Performer(s): Dunning, Brian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: After Dark
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 4:11
    • 00:15
      Title: Well, Well Cornelius
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:18
      Title: Saltaire Melody
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 1:15
    • 00:19
      Title: Images: Prelude
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 2:04
    • 00:21
      Title: Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Performer(s): Redman / Razaf
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: Morgen
      Performer(s): Winther, Lars
      Performer(s): Winther, Lars
      Duration: 5:38
    • 00:30
      Title: Chave's Song
      Performer(s): Hedges, Michael
      Performer(s): Hedges, Michael
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:34
      Title: Small Metal Gods
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Performer(s): Dafeldecker / Fennesz / Moser / Stangl / Sylvian
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:40
      Title: No.7 In E Minor
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 1:57
    • 00:41
      Title: Three Piano Pieces After The Flower - Night Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Mitsukuri, Shukichi
      Performer(s): Mitsukuri, Shukichi
      Duration: 5:37
    • 00:47
      Title: Trivium
      Performer(s): Eespere, Rene
      Performer(s): Eespere, Rene
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:51
      Title: Calling You
      Performer(s): Telson, Bob
      Performer(s): Telson, Bob
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:55
      Title: Pilgrimage To The Ganges
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Duration: 3:45

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