The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Aug 22. Eamonn links more late-night sounds on BLUE, including Dominic Marshall, a young, Amsterdam-based pianist from the UK; part of a tone poem written while a youthful Richard Strauss was holidaying in Italy; the re-issue of electronica music written for a ballet in the 1980s by Ketil Bjornstad (pictured); singer/songwriter Scott Walker; one of Daryl Runswick's "Scafra Preludes"; John Lennon's "Imagine", as you've not heard it before; Martin Carthy and Eliza Carthy; Philip Glass' "Heroes" Symphony; Ray Charles and a song about the first female singer to join his band; a sample from a new "Arctic" re-invention of jazz standards by vocalist Elvira Nikolaisen and multi-instumentalist Mathias Eick; and songs by Debussy(see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 24 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 -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire.

    The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Maple Leaf Rag
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Duration: 3:33
    • 22:03
      Title: Le Prochain Amour
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti
      Duration: 4:42
    • 22:07
      Title: Grand Street
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Duration: 6:10
    • 22:13
      Title: I Can't Be Satisfied
      Performer(s): Waters, Muddy
      Performer(s): Waters, Muddy
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:16
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:23
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Xi
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Performer(s): Jarrett, Keith
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:34
      Title: Littoral
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:41
      Title: Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Asleep In The Forest
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:50
      Title: Lachrymae
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 13:22
    • 23:04
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:08
      Title: Veni Creator / Oh Jumal, Looja, Puha Vaim (Come, Creator Spirit)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maurus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:14
      Title: Life Is Good Blues
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Performer(s): Veirs, Laura
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:16
      Title: Rest In The Bed
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Performer(s): Marling, Laura
      Duration: 3:23
    • 23:20
      Title: Passats (Past Memories)
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Sometimes I'M Happy
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:38
      Title: God Only Knows
      Performer(s): Wilson, Brian
      Performer(s): Wilson, Brian
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:41
      Title: Brothers
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Duration: 2:22
    • 23:44
      Title: Serenade - Movement I - Adagio Rubato
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 1:13
    • 23:46
      Title: Symphony No.1 - Ii. Notturno, Lento
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: The Titanic Falls (Air)
      Performer(s): O Riada, Peadar
      Performer(s): O Riada, Peadar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: Des Caramels Pour Eva
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Performer(s): Berthiaume, Antoine
      Duration: 3:12
    • 00:10
      Title: Quiet City
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 11:06
    • 00:22
      Title: She Didn't Say
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Performer(s): Bjornstad, Ketil
      Duration: 5:01
    • 00:27
      Title: When Your Lover Has Gone
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In A Minor (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 11:33
    • 00:38
      Title: Gaspard De La Nuit - Le Gibet
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:58
    • 00:44
      Title: All This Useless Beauty
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:54
    • 00:48
      Title: I Want To Vanish
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Performer(s): Costello, Elvis
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:52
      Title: Blues (From Paul Bunyan)
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 5:02
    • 00:56
      Title: Nocturnal - I. Musingly
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:36

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