The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel blues by Leo "Bud" Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 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 -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    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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