The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; solo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexis Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    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 -

    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...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    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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