The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 15 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Time has confirmed Johnny Mercer's status as an American popular music giant. Hear his songs - sung by the greats including Mercer himself this week on Blue.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Kismet
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:02
      Title: Out Of This World
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Performer(s): Arlen / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:09
      Title: Superhero
      Performer(s): Brooke, Jonathan, Peyroux, Madeleine
      Performer(s): Brooke, Jonathan, Peyroux, Madeleine
      Duration: 3:36
    • 22:13
      Title: Double Concerto In B Minor (2nd Movement) Poco Lento
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 7:09
    • 22:20
      Title: Skywriter
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Webb, Jimmy
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:24
      Title: A Place Called Home
      Performer(s): Hansdottir / Hejgaard
      Performer(s): Hansdottir / Hejgaard
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:28
      Title: The Game Of Cards
      Duration: 3:34
    • 22:33
      Title: I
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Poeme Tragique Op. 34
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:28
    • 22:44
      Title: It Ain't Necessarily So From Porgy And Bess
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:49
      Title: For You Blue
      Performer(s): Harrison, George
      Performer(s): Harrison, George
      Duration: 2:37
    • 22:52
      Title: So Long: Go
      Performer(s): Cohen / Patterson
      Performer(s): Cohen / Patterson
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:56
      Title: You Compare Her To A Rose
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Performer(s): Blunnie, Ailie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Ashokan Farewell
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Performer(s): Ungar, Jay
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:06
      Title: Pno Concerto No.5 "Emperor" (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:02
    • 23:12
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No. 5 In F Major Op. 24 - Movement I
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:42
    • 23:19
      Title: Zill Bell
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:29
      Title: Hand To Hold
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:32
      Title: God Don't Never Change
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:35
      Title: Michelle
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Performer(s): Woods, Chris
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:40
      Title: Notturno Op. 12
      Performer(s): Joachim, Joseph
      Performer(s): Joachim, Joseph
      Duration: 9:38
    • 23:50
      Title: Mama, You Been On My Mind
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:53
      Title: Aba
      Performer(s): Kornstad, Hakon
      Performer(s): Kornstad, Hakon
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:57
      Title: Lo And Behold
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Performer(s): Taylor, James
      Duration: 2:51
    • 00:00
      Title: Trav'lin Light
      Performer(s): Trombie Young, John Mercer, James Mundy
      Performer(s): Trombie Young, John Mercer, James Mundy
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:04
      Title: When The World Was Young
      Performer(s): Philippe-Gerard / Mercer
      Performer(s): Philippe-Gerard / Mercer
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Trois Gymnopedies - 1
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:12
      Title: Plainte Calme (Calm Lamentation)
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Performer(s): Messiaen, Olivier
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:16
      Title: Liden Sol
      Performer(s): Blum, Helene
      Performer(s): Blum, Helene
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:18
      Title: Running On Fumes
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Performer(s): Anderson, Kenny & Hopkins, Jon
      Duration: 6:51
    • 00:25
      Title: Ingrid Bergman
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Guthrie, Woody/Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:27
      Title: The World Is Water
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Performer(s): Detor, Krista
      Duration: 5:35
    • 00:32
      Title: Lonely Woman
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Duration: 7:01
    • 00:41
      Title: Concerto For Viola And Orchestra - Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Duration: 5:57
    • 00:47
      Title: Suite No.3 In D Major (2nd Movement) Air
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:32
    • 00:52
      Title: Fotheringay
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 3:21
    • 00:55
      Title: Sweet Rosemary (Demo Version)
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Performer(s): Denny, Sandy
      Duration: 3:16

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