The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Aug 29. This Friday night, we'll hear singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a sample from a duet recording by cellist Anja Lechner and pianist Francois Couturier for the ECM label; romantic orchestral music by George Templeton Strong, an often-overlooked composer from New York city; a torch song by classical music/psychology graduate Patricia Barber; guitar music created by the late Richard Rodney Bennett; the twin guitars of Laurindo Almeida and Charle Byrd; low-key Mahavishnu Orchestra; part of a solo piano work by Hans Otte (a German composer who studied with Paul Hindemith); saxophonist Charles Lloyd, in advance of his visit to the National Concert Hall in mid-November; Andy Irvine (pictured), recorded in the Australian Outback; more music by Leonard Bernstein (see BLUE TUNES, below); and a selection from a new CD by Milan-born pianist Stefano Bollani (backed by, amongst others, Bill Frisell and Mark Turner).  10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 29 November 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Meredith Monk, a source of amazement in American new music for nearly half a century is under the spotlight - a tireless explorer of the voice and vocal sounds.

     

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Leonard Bernstein: Aug 25th - 31st

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:23
      Title: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
      Performer(s): Taylor, Billy/Dallas
      Performer(s): Taylor, Billy/Dallas
      Duration: 3:54
    • 22:26
      Title: Sonata In G Minor - Ii: Larghetto
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:33
      Title: Aria
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:37
      Title: Key To The Highway
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Performer(s): Broonzy / Seeger
      Duration: 3:19
    • 22:40
      Title: I Know You Didn't Mean It
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Performer(s): Allison, Mose
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:43
      Title: Geordie (Child 209)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 3:47
    • 22:48
      Title: La Vallée D'Obermann
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 13:06
    • 23:02
      Title: The Begging Song
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:49
    • 23:06
      Title: Bratacha Dubha
      Performer(s): Gallagher, Rory
      Performer(s): Gallagher, Rory
      Duration: 3:14
    • 23:09
      Title: A Symphony Of Amaranths (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Performer(s): Ardley, Neil
      Duration: 12:13
    • 23:17
      Title: Serenade, Op.30 - Movement Iii - Presto
      Performer(s): Roussel, Albert
      Performer(s): Roussel, Albert
      Duration: 4:41
    • 23:23
      Title: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:28
      Title: Prayer For The Enemy
      Performer(s): Hobgood, Laurence
      Performer(s): Hobgood, Laurence
      Duration: 8:22
    • 23:37
      Title: Circulation Of Events
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Performer(s): Franke / Baumann / Froese
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:45
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:49
      Title: Seneca
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Performer(s): Smith, Patti
      Duration: 5:55
    • 23:55
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:02
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:07
      Title: Hore, Der Du Wagst
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Performer(s): Fricke, Florian
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:20
      Title: If You Could See Me Now
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Performer(s): Dameron, Tadd
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:27
      Title: Mieke's Melody
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 5:30
    • 00:32
      Title: Kalligraphie - V
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Performer(s): Hosokawa, Toshio
      Duration: 3:36
    • 00:35
      Title: Sonatina For Solo Trumpet - Movement Ii - Canzona
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Performer(s): Henze, Hans Werner
      Duration: 2:29
    • 00:39
      Title: From My Lips
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Performer(s): Mclennan, Grant
      Duration: 2:44
    • 00:41
      Title: Silent Movie
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Performer(s): Metheny, Pat
      Duration: 6:23
    • 00:48
      Title: Sinfonia For Violincello
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45

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