The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Nov 23.  Tonight, we hear a new recording of Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; Stanley Clarke, recorded live in Japan with Chick Corea; 3 x Lennon McCartney; part of a mass by Guillaume Dufay; solo Abdullah Ibrahim; Babe Kyro (or Karo) Lemon Turner sings about "Black Ace"; Claudia Schwab plays the violin; also coming our way, the last selection of the week from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below), specifically a track from the CD "The Astounding Eyes Of Rita"; Eddie Vedder, on ukelele; the slow movement of a string quartet by Smetana; and Matt Dennis, bemoaning the sale of a cottage. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 16 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 -

     

    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive catalogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.
     
     

    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Robots
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Schneider
      Performer(s): Hutter /Bartoff /Schneider
      Duration: 8:57
    • 22:14
      Title: I'M Old Fashioned
      Performer(s): Kern, Jerome/Mercer, Johnny
      Performer(s): Kern, Jerome/Mercer, Johnny
      Duration: 4:22
    • 22:18
      Title: That Old Black Magic
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 4:50
    • 22:21
      Title: Come Rain Or Come Shine
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Mercer, Johhny
      Duration: 5:43
    • 22:28
      Title: Pe Loc (Andante)
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 1:20
    • 22:29
      Title: Violin Sonata No 3 - Movement Iii - Lento - Con Moto
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 7:41
    • 22:37
      Title: Viii
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Xx
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: O Que Foi Que Aconteceu
      Performer(s): Brito, Toze
      Performer(s): Brito, Toze
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:48
      Title: Man Of Constant Sorrow
      Performer(s): Stanley, Carter
      Performer(s): Stanley, Carter
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:52
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello - Iii. Lent
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 6:08
    • 22:58
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In D Flat, 2nd Movement Andante Assai
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:54
    • 23:11
      Title: My Fire
      Performer(s): Sadovsky / Polonsky
      Performer(s): Sadovsky / Polonsky
      Duration: 3:26
    • 23:14
      Title: Train Whistle Blues
      Performer(s): Terry, Sonny
      Performer(s): Terry, Sonny
      Duration: 3:01
    • 23:17
      Title: Femme Fatale
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Reed, Lou
      Duration: 2:55
    • 23:21
      Title: Suite For Strings - Ii. Andante
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:28
      Title: Nocturnes - Xiii Nocturne D Minor - Lento
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:33
      Title: Ruskins Retreat
      Performer(s): Sulzmann, Stan
      Performer(s): Sulzmann, Stan
      Duration: 5:32
    • 23:38
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:45
      Title: Phaedra (Extract)
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Duration: 7:15
    • 23:52
      Title: Song (Dedicated To Anne-Sophie Mutter)
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Performer(s): Previn, Andre
      Duration: 5:18
    • 23:57
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:02
      Title: Tonight
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen
      Duration: 5:39
    • 00:07
      Title: Days Of Wine And Roses
      Performer(s): Mercer/ Mancini
      Performer(s): Mercer/ Mancini
      Duration: 3:31
    • 00:13
      Title: No Quarter
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Performer(s): Page / Plant
      Duration: 2:50
    • 00:15
      Title: Energy Flow
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:19
      Title: Rhayader Alone
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Performer(s): Peter Bardens/ Andrew Latimer
      Duration: 2:05
    • 00:22
      Title: Sonate Op. 25 No. 3 - Movement Iii - Langsam
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 4:40
    • 00:26
      Title: Sonata K209
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:35
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Love Will Tear Us Apart
      Performer(s): Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Performer(s): Hook/ Curtis/ Sumner/ Morris
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:44
      Title: Ballad For The Unborn
      Performer(s): E.S.T.
      Performer(s): E.S.T.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:49
      Title: After The Goldrush
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:53
      Title: Akh Im Champen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:03

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