The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; solo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexis Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 23 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 -

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:39
      Title: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:42
      Title: Lohengrin - Act 1 Prelude
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:48
      Title: Zum Raum Wird Hier Die Zeit
      Performer(s): Ilg / Wagner
      Performer(s): Ilg / Wagner
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:53
      Title: Tristan
      Performer(s): Schaefer / Wagner
      Performer(s): Schaefer / Wagner
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:58
      Title: St Agnes And The Burning Train
      Performer(s): St Agnes Nokusha Kwe/Stimela
      Performer(s): St Agnes Nokusha Kwe/Stimela
      Duration: 2:59
    • 23:01
      Title: The Word Of God Touched My Heart; Izwi Lahlab'inhliziyo Yami (Zulu)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:04
      Title: Sabe Vocé
      Performer(s): Lyra / De Moraes
      Performer(s): Lyra / De Moraes
      Duration: 3:35
    • 23:07
      Title: Farha
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Duration: 2:26
    • 23:10
      Title: The Henrysons
      Performer(s): Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Muthspiel, Wolfgang
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Symphony No.4 In G Minor - 1. Prelude: Quasi Lento
      Performer(s): Vierne, Louis
      Performer(s): Vierne, Louis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:26
      Title: Stranger On The Shore
      Performer(s): Bilk/Mellin
      Performer(s): Bilk/Mellin
      Duration: 3:09
    • 23:30
      Title: Lament
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Performer(s): Ayres, Marvin
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:50
      Title: Last Night When We Were Young
      Performer(s): Arlen/Harburg
      Performer(s): Arlen/Harburg
      Duration: 4:52
    • 23:54
      Title: Opening The Window
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck / Patchen
      Performer(s): Hollenbeck / Patchen
      Duration: 5:32
    • 23:59
      Title: Street Of Dreams
      Performer(s): Young / Lewis
      Performer(s): Young / Lewis
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:06
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.1 - Iv: Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Sonata In C Major - I: Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:16
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:26
      Title: Only The Lonely
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Van Heusen, Jimmy
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy/Van Heusen, Jimmy
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:30
      Title: Shady Side
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Performer(s): Hodges, Johnny
      Duration: 7:19
    • 00:38
      Title: Terzetto, Terzetto In C Major - Ii. Larghetto
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: Kalligraphie - Vi
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Amen / Fac Ut Portem
      Performer(s): Couturier / Pergolesi
      Performer(s): Couturier / Pergolesi
      Duration: 3:45

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