The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 2. Tonight, Eamonn presents an ecstatic Art van Damme; 2 x Boccherini; The Cinematic Orchestra's "Arrival Of The Birds"; a sample from the new CD by Anoushka Shankar (pictured); nocturnes by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Scriabin, Olafur Arnalds and Pablo Held  (see BLUE TUNES, below); late career Billie Holiday; a bluesy "Please Don't Go"; the melodic ambience of UK electronica duo Digitonal; a Mendelssohn octet; new Eileen Tackney; Chet Baker with Paul Desmond; part of a Shostakovich chamber symphony; as well as Dick Gaughan and Leo Kottke. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 22 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Britain's finest 20th century composer was born on the North Sea coast 100 years ago. All this week, Carl and Eamonn feature Benjamin Britten's superb chamber music.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    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.

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:20
      Title: Ave Maria (Schubert)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 6:29
    • 22:27
      Title: Arabian Dance
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:52
    • 22:31
      Title: Arabesque Cookie (Arabian Dance)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:37
      Title: Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance Of The Reed Pipes)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: The Soul Of Carmen Miranda
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Duration: 3:39
    • 22:44
      Title: Let It Be
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ii: Adagio
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge - Ix: Funeral March
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:00
      Title: Blues Mood
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: The Night We Called It A Day
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Performer(s): Dennis / Adair
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: Holy Island Part I
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Performer(s): Cagney, Eamonn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:21
      Title: Holberg Suite For Strings - Iv. Air. Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 5:30
    • 23:26
      Title: Dolora
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Transfusion
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Charles
      Performer(s): Lloyd, Charles
      Duration: 2:16
    • 23:32
      Title: The Titles
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Performer(s): Gesing / Winstone
      Duration: 4:15
    • 23:36
      Title: Canto Secundo: Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:51
    • 23:38
      Title: Come, Heavy Sleep'
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:28
    • 23:40
      Title: Lamento: Lento Rubato
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:41
    • 23:44
      Title: January Song
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:46
      Title: Death Row Blues
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Performer(s): Bibb / Scott
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 22:28
    • 00:12
      Title: Mu Suda, Arka Ules (Awake My Heart And Sing)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung
      Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:15
      Title: Five Kazakh Tableaux - I: Still
      Performer(s): Aitchison, Jim
      Performer(s): Aitchison, Jim
      Duration: 1:37
    • 00:17
      Title: Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:24
      Title: The Dead Sea
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Performer(s): Haas, Brittany/Trueman, Dan
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:28
      Title: Here's The Tender Coming
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: Chelsea Bridge
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 7:30
    • 00:41
      Title: Everything I Have Is Yours
      Performer(s): Lane / Adamson
      Performer(s): Lane / Adamson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:48
      Title: Agnus Dei (Adagio For Strings)
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 11:13

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