The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 8 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Since moving to Sweden in 2001, Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun has released 8 albums on her own label. We'll hear samples of Ane's output each night this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    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...
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:02
      Title: In My Own Dream
      Performer(s): Butterfield, P.
      Performer(s): Butterfield, P.
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:07
      Title: War
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:24
      Title: One
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Performer(s): Jamal, Ahmad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:32
      Title: Dreams He Is A Ball Of Fire... Or A Hummingbird (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Newby, Kenneth
      Performer(s): Newby, Kenneth
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:38
      Title: A Temporary Dive
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:40
    • 22:44
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: Suite For Two Violins (Ii) Ostinato Variations
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Performer(s): Godar, Vladimir
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Suite Alentejana No.1 (1917) - Movement Ii - Intermezzo: Adagio
      Performer(s): Branco, Freitas
      Performer(s): Branco, Freitas
      Duration: 5:24
    • 22:56
      Title: Den Gamle Bornholmer
      Performer(s): Dickmeiss
      Performer(s): Dickmeiss
      Duration: 4:45
    • 23:02
      Title: The Tide
      Performer(s): Ker / Thomas
      Performer(s): Ker / Thomas
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:05
      Title: Little Bruk
      Performer(s): Hederos, Martin
      Performer(s): Hederos, Martin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Sequoia
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Sophie / The Lady With The Little Dog
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:23
      Title: Guitarre Op.45 No.2 For Piano And Cello
      Performer(s): Moszkowski, Moritz
      Performer(s): Moszkowski, Moritz
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:27
      Title: The Secret Piano
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: Innocent When You Dream
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:36
      Title: Structures: The Place Of Odd Glances
      Performer(s): Budd / Partridge
      Performer(s): Budd / Partridge
      Duration: 3:32
    • 23:39
      Title: Just Because
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 4:50
    • 23:45
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Mehldau, Brad
      Performer(s): Mehldau, Brad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:50
      Title: Marta&Apos;S Theme (From Passagio Per Il Paradiso)
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Duration: 2:46
    • 23:53
      Title: Rumba
      Performer(s): Salzedo, Carlos
      Performer(s): Salzedo, Carlos
      Duration: 1:50
    • 23:55
      Title: Out Towards The Sea
      Performer(s): Braein, Edvard
      Performer(s): Braein, Edvard
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:58
      Title: Islands (Studio Run Through)
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Performer(s): Fripp / Sinfield
      Duration: 2:16
    • 00:01
      Title: Afterwards
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Performer(s): Lord, Jon
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:04
      Title: Gone With The Wind
      Performer(s): Wrubel / Magidson
      Performer(s): Wrubel / Magidson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:14
      Title: Elegie
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 5:51
    • 00:20
      Title: Shed No Tear
      Performer(s): Holst, Imogen
      Performer(s): Holst, Imogen
      Duration: 1:49
    • 00:21
      Title: Satisfied Mind
      Performer(s): Buckley, Jeff
      Performer(s): Buckley, Jeff
      Duration: 6:13
    • 00:32
      Title: Little Girl Blue
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:36
      Title: Skylark (Alternate Version)
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Mercer
      Performer(s): Carmichael / Mercer
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:40
      Title: Les Barricades Mysterieuses
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois Arr Michael Chapdelaine
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: It&Apos;S Lovely In These Valleys
      Performer(s): Traditional / John Hearne
      Performer(s): Traditional / John Hearne
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:47
      Title: Fur Alina (Piano)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 3:46
    • 00:50
      Title: The Love Of Beirut
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anouar
      Duration: 7:59

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