The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 1.  As the month of March comes in like a lion, we wind down with a Bach variation; Iiro Rantala's "Tears For Esbjorn"; movie music by a former Estonian Minister of Culture; new releases by oud-player Anouar Brahem and the late Kenny Wheeler (pictured); Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer" performed on guitar, as well as original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count" played on solo piano; 3 x Henry Purcell; 2 x Johnny Mandel; Argerich + Abbado + Beethoven; and a little Don McLean. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 1 December 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 -

    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.

    Wolfgang Muthspiel: March 2nd - 8th

    Wolfgang Muthspiel is the son of a choirmaster. He has studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Berklee College of Music. In the week the Austrian guitarist/composer celebrates his 50th birthday, we air nightly selections by an artist who works in both the classical and jazz arenas.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Cristo Redentor
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Performer(s): Pearson, Duke
      Duration: 5:57
    • 22:06
      Title: St. Petersburg Waltz
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 8:06
    • 22:14
      Title: Slow Dissolve
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Performer(s): Monk, Meredith
      Duration: 2:50
    • 22:17
      Title: De Los Amores
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:28
    • 22:22
      Title: Hard Times
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Performer(s): Charles, Ray
      Duration: 3:48
    • 22:27
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.1 - Iv: Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:33
      Title: Piano Sonata In F Sharp Major Op. 78 No. 1 - Movement I - Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:35
    • 22:46
      Title: Bell Metal Lane
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Performer(s): Arguelles, Julian
      Duration: 5:56
    • 22:53
      Title: The Yellow Princess
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Performer(s): Fahey, John
      Duration: 5:06
    • 22:58
      Title: The Last Gunfighter Ballad
      Composer: Guy Clark
      Performer(s): Clark, Guy
      Performer(s): Clark, Guy
      Duration: 3:33
    • 23:03
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 5:39
    • 23:08
      Title: Album Of Melodies - Andante
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: I'D Be A Rich Man
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Performer(s): Phelps, Kelly Joe
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:17
      Title: Albion
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Album: Albion - An Anthology
      Duration: 6:00
    • 23:23
      Title: Piece From The Year 1981
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 7:20
    • 23:31
      Title: Aquarius
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Performer(s): Tackney, Eileen
      Duration: 7:41
    • 23:38
      Title: Not A Job
      Performer(s): Elbow/Garvey, Guy
      Performer(s): Elbow/Garvey, Guy
      Duration: 6:03
    • 23:44
      Title: Trois Nocturnes - I: Nuages
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 8:16
    • 23:52
      Title: Nuages
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Performer(s): Reinhardt, Django
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:00
      Title: Kismet
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:04
      Title: Reality And Dream
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Railroad Man
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Performer(s): Sakamoto, Ryuichi
      Duration: 4:57
    • 00:13
      Title: Kernow
      Performer(s): John Surman
      Performer(s): John Surman
      Duration: 5:25
    • 00:19
      Title: Swimming Song
      Performer(s): Macgarrigle
      Performer(s): Macgarrigle
      Duration: 2:41
    • 00:21
      Title: I Wonder What's Keeping My True Love Tonight?
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:28
      Title: Speira - Stasimo
      Performer(s): Jalkanen, Pekka
      Performer(s): Jalkanen, Pekka
      Duration: 4:38
    • 00:33
      Title: Sarabanda De Scriabin
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Performer(s): Brouwer, Leo
      Duration: 3:44
    • 00:40
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:44
      Title: Between The Silent Worlds
      Performer(s): Bowness / Jurjendal / Saks
      Performer(s): Bowness / Jurjendal / Saks
      Duration: 6:59
    • 00:51
      Title: The Needle And The Damage Done
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 7:33

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