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 Sunday 10 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

    • 22:00
      Title: The Rose Of No-Mans Land
      Performer(s): Caddigan/ Brennan
      Performer(s): Caddigan/ Brennan
      Duration: 4:51
    • 22:05
      Title: Eden-1
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Tyken&Apos;S Rift
      Performer(s): Moore, Steve
      Performer(s): Moore, Steve
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:16
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major Op. 83 - Movement Iii - And
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 12:36
    • 22:29
      Title: Nobody&Apos;S Fault But Mine
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Performer(s): Johnson, Blind Willie
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:32
      Title: Modul 55
      Performer(s): Bartsch, Nik
      Performer(s): Bartsch, Nik
      Duration: 10:15
    • 22:43
      Title: Calmer Shores
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Neruda, Johann Baptist Georg
      Performer(s): Neruda, Johann Baptist Georg
      Duration: 4:49
    • 22:49
      Title: Romanza
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:53
      Title: Blues For Alex
      Performer(s): Raknes, Steinar
      Performer(s): Raknes, Steinar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Without Her
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Performer(s): Nilsson, Harry
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:03
      Title: When Debbie&Apos;S Back From Texas
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:08
      Title: Prelude No.10 In B Minor (Lento)
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 6:05
    • 23:13
      Title: Legends For Harmonica And Orchestra - Movement Iii - Mountain Hy
      Performer(s): Groven, Sigmund
      Performer(s): Groven, Sigmund
      Duration: 5:03
    • 23:19
      Title: Tulipan
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:24
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Adagio
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 7:40
    • 23:36
      Title: Silence
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Performer(s): Haden, Charlie
      Duration: 8:59
    • 23:46
      Title: Sunrise Serenade, Op. 63
      Performer(s): Sallinen, Aulis
      Performer(s): Sallinen, Aulis
      Duration: 7:00
    • 23:53
      Title: Five Kazakh Tableaux - I: Still
      Performer(s): Aitchison, Jim
      Performer(s): Aitchison, Jim
      Duration: 1:37
    • 23:54
      Title: Overture
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
      Performer(s): Wolf/Landesman
      Performer(s): Wolf/Landesman
      Duration: 7:07
    • 00:12
      Title: Desert Air
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Performer(s): Ibrahim, Abdullah
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:19
      Title: Spiegel Im Spiegel
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 10:41
    • 00:29
      Title: Cinema Paradiso
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:32
      Title: Lady Margret
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:35
      Title: Ice Miner
      Performer(s): Kottke, Leo
      Performer(s): Kottke, Leo
      Duration: 2:17
    • 00:37
      Title: Red Balloon
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:40
      Title: Kite - Movement 5: Tree
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Performer(s): Metcalfe, John
      Duration: 2:28
    • 00:42
      Title: Perception - 01
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: Too Late Now
      Performer(s): Lerner/Lane
      Performer(s): Lerner/Lane
      Duration: 8:09

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