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 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 -

    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

    • 22:04
      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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