The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 1.  As the month of March comes in like a lion, we wind down with a Bach variation; Iiro Rantala's "Tears For Esbjorn"; movie music by a former Estonian Minister of Culture; new releases by oud-player Anouar Brahem and the late Kenny Wheeler (pictured); Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer" performed on guitar, as well as original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count" played on solo piano; 3 x Henry Purcell; 2 x Johnny Mandel; Argerich + Abbado + Beethoven; and a little Don McLean. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 9 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 eight albums on her own label. We'll hear samples of Ane's output each night this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Leo Brouwer: February 23rd - March 1st

    Guitarist Leo Brouwer has dedicated himself to the musical culture of his native Cuba all his life, pursuing the role of composer, educator and guitarist as well as activist in the Cuban Communist Party.  Celebrating his 75th birthday this week, on Blue we sample Brouwer’s extensive catalogue with his well known guitar compositions and arrangements along with his lesser known chamber works.

    Wolfgang Muthspiel: March 2nd - 8th

    Wolfgang Muthspiel is the son of a choirmaster. He has studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Berklee College of Music. In the week the Austrian guitarist/composer celebrates his 50th birthday, we air nightly selections by an artist who works in both the classical and jazz arenas.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Lamento
      Performer(s): Puentes, Alexis
      Performer(s): Puentes, Alexis
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:08
      Title: Decision
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Duration: 8:17
    • 22:17
      Title: Chilly Winds
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:27
    • 22:20
      Title: Oh Love
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Performer(s): Brun, Ane
      Duration: 4:33
    • 22:25
      Title: Music For The Night Sky
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Performer(s): Cashian, Philip
      Duration: 5:23
    • 22:31
      Title: After The Monsoon
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Performer(s): Ghosh, Arun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:36
      Title: Pastorale
      Performer(s): Held, Pablo
      Performer(s): Held, Pablo
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:39
      Title: Symphony No.1 (1924) (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Branco, Freitas
      Performer(s): Branco, Freitas
      Duration: 12:04
    • 22:51
      Title: Great Uncle Henry
      Performer(s): Reid
      Performer(s): Reid
      Duration: 3:23
    • 22:54
      Title: After The End
      Performer(s): Nesbitt, Karl
      Performer(s): Nesbitt, Karl
      Duration: 3:38
    • 22:58
      Title: Big In Japan
      Performer(s): Lloyd/ Mertens/ Gold
      Performer(s): Lloyd/ Mertens/ Gold
      Duration: 3:25
    • 23:02
      Title: Danse Sacree Et Profane
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 10:05
    • 23:12
      Title: Main Title From Cool Hand Luke
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Duration: 2:21
    • 23:14
      Title: Winter Landscapes
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Performer(s): Schifrin, Lalo
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:21
      Title: Reality And Dream
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Kulde
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:35
      Title: Perception - 11
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Finisterre
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Performer(s): Telfer, Ian
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:46
      Title: I Saw The Rose
      Performer(s): Doherty, Kevin
      Performer(s): Doherty, Kevin
      Duration: 4:01
    • 23:50
      Title: Cello Sonata In A Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Molto Tranquillo
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 6:19
    • 23:56
      Title: Lyric Pieces (2nd Movement) Ensom Vandrer
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:30
    • 23:59
      Title: Captain Bligh
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Performer(s): Basie / Sims
      Duration: 6:54
    • 00:06
      Title: August
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:11
      Title: The Blue Bird Variations Theme
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Performer(s): Stanford, Charles Villiers
      Duration: 5:43
    • 00:16
      Title: Nocturne Op.33
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:21
      Title: Return To Saturn
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Performer(s): Fripp / Travis
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:28
      Title: Speed Boat
      Performer(s): O&Apos;Neill
      Performer(s): O&Apos;Neill
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:32
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:36
      Title: Hanging On A Star
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 2:17
    • 00:39
      Title: Konzertmusik For Solo Viola &Amp; Chamber Orchestra (2nd Part, 1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 3:38
    • 00:42
      Title: Sarabanda De Scriabin
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:47
      Title: October Sky
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Performer(s): Stapleton, Dave
      Duration: 2:31
    • 00:49
      Title: Send In The Clowns
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:16
    • 00:53
      Title: Isfahan
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn
      Performer(s): Ellington / Strayhorn
      Duration: 4:22

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