The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel blues by Leo "Bud" Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 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 -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    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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