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    Aug 31. This Sunday night happens to be the birth-date of Israeli-American violinist-cum-conductor Itzak Perlman and Belfast-born Van Morrison. Eamonn links recordings by both artists (from "Schindler's List" and "Astral Weeks" respectively), as well as a duet release by Franco-Italian duo Jean-Louis Matinier and Marco Ambrosini; plus an ensemble led by Peter Wraight and Charles Webster; Greek composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured); and the last of the week's compositions by Leonard Bernstein (see BLUE TUNES, below), including a reading of "Some Other Time" by Bill Evans and Tony Bennett. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 16 November 2013

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    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

     

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    Leonard Bernstein: Aug 25th - 31st

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    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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