The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 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 -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    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.

     

    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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