The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    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 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 -

     

    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

    • 22:39
      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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