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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 1 November 2013

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    Screen composer Thomas Newman joined the family business; his father, uncles, brothers and cousin all share the silver screen passion & we play Thomas' works all this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:33
      Title: Well All Right
      Performer(s): Holly / Allison / Petty / Maudlin
      Performer(s): Holly / Allison / Petty / Maudlin
      Duration: 2:31
    • 22:35
      Title: Blueberry Ice Cream Take 2
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Performer(s): Iverson, Ethan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:38
      Title: Death Row Blues
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:43
      Title: Autumn 3
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Duration: 1:59
    • 22:45
      Title: Qunitet For Horn,Vln,Two Vlns, And Cello
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:24
    • 22:51
      Title: Stormy Monday
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Performer(s): Walker, T Bone
      Duration: 9:03
    • 23:01
      Title: Dead Already
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:05
      Title: American Beauty - Any Other Name
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:09
      Title: All Saints
      Performer(s): Breatnach, Cormac
      Performer(s): Breatnach, Cormac
      Duration: 6:43
    • 23:10
      Title: 03:52
      Performer(s): Okland / Apeland / Skarbo
      Performer(s): Okland / Apeland / Skarbo
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:21
      Title: Chapel Files
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck, John
      Duration: 6:56
    • 23:28
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Piacevole
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 10:32
    • 23:39
      Title: Weeping Wall
      Performer(s): Bowie, David
      Performer(s): Bowie, David
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:43
      Title: Mora Na Roca
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Performer(s): Public Domain
      Duration: 3:00
    • 23:46
      Title: Indifference
      Performer(s): Murena, Tony/Colombo, Joseph
      Performer(s): Murena, Tony/Colombo, Joseph
      Duration: 3:42
    • 23:50
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 2:41
    • 23:52
      Title: Lookin' Back
      Performer(s): Monk / Hendricks
      Performer(s): Monk / Hendricks
      Duration: 5:52
    • 23:59
      Title: Triple Concerto - Movement Ii - Largo
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:04
      Title: Piano Concerto No.5 In E Flat Major 'Emperor' (2nd Movement) Ada
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:33
    • 00:10
      Title: Young Leonard
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:44
    • 00:14
      Title: Marcie
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:20
      Title: Sure As Night
      Performer(s): Shelley, Joan
      Performer(s): Shelley, Joan
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:23
      Title: Speed Boat
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Performer(s): O'Neill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:28
      Title: Saxophone Quartet: (I) Movement 1
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 5:56
    • 00:38
      Title: Lute Suite No. 2 In C Minor (1st Movement) Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:43
      Title: The Real
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian/Holland, Rick
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian/Holland, Rick
      Duration: 7:09
    • 00:50
      Title: Yesterdays
      Performer(s): Kern / Harbach
      Performer(s): Kern / Harbach
      Duration: 9:10

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