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 20 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature the recordings of singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, who's still going strong after bursting onto the scene with Fairport Convention in 1967.

    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

    • 22:14
      Title: Inspired By You
      Performer(s): Deady, Christine
      Performer(s): Deady, Christine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Silver
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: If Love Whispers Your Name
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 4:20
    • 22:26
      Title: Never Again
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Thompson, Richard
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:31
      Title: By The Vaar - Iii
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Performer(s): Bryars, Gavin
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:34
      Title: Lyric Suite - Iv: March Of The Dwarfs
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: Symphony No.3 (2nd Movement) Calmo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 5:32
    • 22:45
      Title: Track 07
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:53
      Title: Humming Fields
      Performer(s): Schott, Cecile
      Performer(s): Schott, Cecile
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:56
      Title: Muse
      Performer(s): Oldfield, Mike
      Performer(s): Oldfield, Mike
      Duration: 2:27
    • 22:58
      Title: Lights Of Cincinatti
      Performer(s): Macaulay/ Stephens
      Performer(s): Macaulay/ Stephens
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:03
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 23:11
      Title: Jeux D'Enfants - La Poupée
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:17
      Title: Rossetti
      Performer(s): Andersen, Arild
      Performer(s): Andersen, Arild
      Duration: 5:53
    • 23:23
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Quartet No. 1 In E Flat Major Op. 12 (3rd Movement) Andante Espr
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:43
      Title: Tres Pieces Latino Amercaines - Ii. Triste Argentino
      Performer(s): Gustavino / Brouwer
      Performer(s): Gustavino / Brouwer
      Duration: 1:52
    • 23:46
      Title: Venus De Milo
      Performer(s): Mulligan, Gerry
      Performer(s): Mulligan, Gerry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Blues My Naughtie Sweetie Gives To Me
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:04
    • 23:58
      Title: Find The Cost Of Freedom
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:00
      Title: The Needle And The Damage Done
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 7:33
    • 00:02
      Title: Traction In The Rain
      Performer(s): Crosby, David
      Performer(s): Crosby, David
      Duration: 3:57
    • 00:07
      Title: Choral Pour Orgue - Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:36
    • 00:11
      Title: Benedicamus Domino - Humane Prolis
      Performer(s): Anon. St Martial
      Performer(s): Anon. St Martial
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Six Little Pieces For Piano - Vi. Sehr Langsam
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Heaven
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Radio Aurora
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Neil
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Neil
      Duration: 7:26
    • 00:27
      Title: I Think It's Time To Say Goodbye Again
      Performer(s): Cowell / Nicholas
      Performer(s): Cowell / Nicholas
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: Etude No.9
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Duration: 5:33
    • 00:45
      Title: Lamentate - Movement X - Fragile E Conciliate
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 7:11
    • 00:52
      Title: Among Angels
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 7:03

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