The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel blues by Leo "Bud" Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 10pm start...

    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 -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    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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