The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Oct 31. This Halloween night, part one of the the programme is (inevitably) designated to "Dance Of The Vampires", "Blood Count", "Totentanz", "Witchcraft", "The Child Of Dracula And Zombie", "Bewitched", "I Put A Spell On You", Howlin' Wolf et al... For the second half, Eamonn airs more Jacques Loussier (see BLUE TUNES, below), and a number of new releases, including a collaboration between Hardanger fiddle player Nils Okland and 2 members of Norwegian "post-rock" group The Low Frequency In Stereo; another in a series of duet recordings by Robert Fripp and Theo Travis; and Wagner's music, played by Wilhelm Latchoumia (pictured).

    A 10:15pm start-time anticipated, immediately following the live opera broadcast from Wexford...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 26 October 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Law student turned composer CPE Bach was renowned for his keyboard improvisation. His acclaimed Keyboard Sonatas are in the Blue spotlight as we salute one of the Bach Boys.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Jacques Loussier: Oct  27th - November 2nd
     
    Pianist Jacques Loussier turned 80 earlier this week. He's composed soundtracks for nearly 70 films but is best-known for his jazz treatments of works by Satie, Debussy, Ravel, Vivaldi, Schumann and in particular J.S. Bach. All this week, we pay a birthday tribute on BLUE, with recordings of Loussier interpreting a number of classical composers. And we dip into two 2-CD retrospective releases which came out on Telarc in 2014: "My Personal Favorites: The Jacques Loussier Trio Plays Bach" and "Beyond Bach: Other Composers I Adore".

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:08
      Title: Introducing...
      Performer(s): Louhivuori, Olavi
      Performer(s): Louhivuori, Olavi
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:14
      Title: Kun Mina Kuolen
      Performer(s): Kappi / Traditional
      Performer(s): Kappi / Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Sonata In A Major (Ii) Andante Con Tenerezza
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:25
      Title: Trotz Dem Alten Drachen
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 2:34
    • 22:28
      Title: Song To A Seagull
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Performer(s): Mitchell
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:34
      Title: Rococo Zephyr
      Performer(s): Callahan, Bill
      Performer(s): Callahan, Bill
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:45
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: Don Quixote - Variation 5: Don Quixote's Vigil
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 4:09
    • 22:54
      Title: Worried Life Blues
      Performer(s): Big Maceo
      Performer(s): Big Maceo
      Album: Cool Blues
      Duration: 3:11
    • 22:57
      Title: The Hexagram
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:03
      Title: Stepping Stones
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Performer(s): Jansch / Renbourn
      Duration: 2:58
    • 23:07
      Title: Double Concerto In B Minor (2nd Movement) Poco Lento
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 7:09
    • 23:13
      Title: Sonata In E Major (Ii) Andantino
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: Keep My Word
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:25
      Title: All The Way From East St Louis
      Performer(s): Mcdowell, Fred
      Performer(s): Mcdowell, Fred
      Duration: 3:23
    • 23:32
      Title: Love & Peace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:41
      Title: Piano Sonata In E Flat Major Op. 18a ?Les Adieux? - Movement I -
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:15
    • 23:47
      Title: Elegy For Cello And Orchestra
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 6:35
    • 23:54
      Title: The Way It Will Be
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:01
      Title: An Ending Of Sorts
      Performer(s): Jackson, Sam
      Performer(s): Jackson, Sam
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:05
      Title: Crazy Clown
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Performer(s): O'Neill, Lisa
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:08
      Title: Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
      Performer(s): Wolf, Tommy
      Performer(s): Wolf, Tommy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Enero
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:20
      Title: Cuarteto De Cuerdas No. 2 Op. 15 - Langsam / Andante
      Performer(s): Zemlinsky, Alexander Von
      Performer(s): Zemlinsky, Alexander Von
      Duration: 5:34
    • 00:25
      Title: Milonga
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Performer(s): Cardoso, Jorge
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:32
      Title: The Light From One
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Performer(s): Brun / Engine Earz Fexperiment
      Duration: 5:36
    • 00:37
      Title: Marianne's Demise
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Performer(s): Sheerin, Colette
      Duration: 4:01
    • 00:41
      Title: Winter Moon
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:48
    • 00:45
      Title: Winter Lady
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 2:30
    • 00:48
      Title: Shadow Songs
      Performer(s): Wilby, Philip
      Performer(s): Wilby, Philip
      Duration: 10:21

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