The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 6 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, Carl and Eamonn feature songs by an early 18th century composer from Austria. Hear a selection of lieder, many written by a teen-age Franz Schubert, nightly from 10pm.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:03
      Title: Time Lapses
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Performer(s): Marconi Union
      Duration: 8:00
    • 22:11
      Title: A Pastoral Symphony - Ii. Lento Moderato
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:20
      Title: Certain Surprise
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:25
      Title: The Man In The Station
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:29
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 12:46
    • 22:41
      Title: Wallflower
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Performer(s): Obel, Agnes
      Duration: 2:41
    • 22:44
      Title: The Ringer
      Performer(s): Tolliver, Charles
      Performer(s): Tolliver, Charles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Astrakan Cafe (2)
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anour
      Performer(s): Brahem, Anour
      Duration: 5:04
    • 22:57
      Title: Similarities Between Diverse Things
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Duration: 8:54
    • 23:06
      Title: Did You Hear John Hurt?
      Performer(s): Paxton, Tom
      Performer(s): Paxton, Tom
      Duration: 3:30
    • 23:10
      Title: Dusty In Here
      Performer(s): Mclennan / Forster
      Performer(s): Mclennan / Forster
      Duration: 4:24
    • 23:14
      Title: Black Girl
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:19
      Title: Where Flamingos Fly
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Performer(s): Courlander / Thea / Brooks
      Duration: 5:27
    • 23:24
      Title: Autumn Leaves
      Performer(s): Mercer / Kosma / Prevert / Parsons
      Performer(s): Mercer / Kosma / Prevert / Parsons
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:28
      Title: Die Nacht
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:06
    • 23:31
      Title: Du Bist Die Ruh (You Are Peace)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:36
      Title: Things Have Changed
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 5:20
    • 23:42
      Title: In Your Eyes
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Performer(s): Gabriel, Peter
      Duration: 6:40
    • 23:48
      Title: Lonely Heart
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Performer(s): Wallumrod, Susanna K.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:52
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: My Bells
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Performer(s): Lees / Evans
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: There Is Sweet Music
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Piano Sonata In E Flat Major, Hob Xvi:52 - Movement Ii - Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 6:37
    • 00:17
      Title: Jano Mori
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Performer(s): Traditional Macedonian
      Duration: 7:55
    • 00:25
      Title: Heaven
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Performer(s): Towns, Colin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: Starless
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Performer(s): Cross/Fripp/Wetton/Palmer-James
      Duration: 6:15
    • 00:33
      Title: Trio
      Performer(s): Cross / Fripp / Wetton / Bruford
      Performer(s): Cross / Fripp / Wetton / Bruford
      Duration: 5:54
    • 00:39
      Title: String Quartet No.12 In F Major - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: Elsewhere
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:53
      Title: August
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Performer(s): Gelder, Ben
      Duration: 3:45
    • 01:00
      Title: Concerto No.5 Bwv 1050 In D Major (1st Movement) - Allegro
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 9:31

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