The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    Feb 27.  Tonight's BLUE includes a recent batch of ECM releases, including kantele-player Sinikka Langeland; Charlie Haden, Paul Motian and Keith Jarrett recorded in Hamburg back in 1972; a posthumous title from Canadian flugelhorn-player Kenny Wheeler; Eberhard Weber (pictured), playing an electric double bass of his own design; and saxophonist Chris Potter. We'll also hear original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); harpist Catrin Finch; part of Hans Zimmer's "Interstellar" soundtrack; vintage Factory Records fare by Vini Reilly; a harmonica quartet from Finland; singer-songwriters David Sylvian and Tori Amos; the Danish String Quartet; and folk artist Eliza Carthy. 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 -

    Leo Brouwer: February 23rd - March 1st

    Guitarist Leo Brouwer has dedicated himself to the musical culture of his native Cuba all his life, pursuing the role of composer, educator and guitarist as well as activist in the Cuban Communist Party.  Celebrating his 75th birthday this week, on Blue we sample Brouwer’s extensive catalogue with his well known guitar compositions and arrangements along with his lesser known chamber works.

     

    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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