The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 7 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 -

     

    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:44
      Title: A Beautiful Peace
      Performer(s): Wyatt / Eno
      Performer(s): Wyatt / Eno
      Duration: 2:43
    • 22:46
      Title: Out Of The Blue
      Performer(s): Wyatt/Elfriede Ellidge
      Performer(s): Wyatt/Elfriede Ellidge
      Duration: 4:26
    • 22:52
      Title: Let Her Go
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:54
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Priscilla Ahn
      Performer(s): Priscilla Ahn
      Duration: 4:59
    • 23:00
      Title: Superstar
      Performer(s): Bramlett, B. / Bramlett, J. / Russell, L.
      Performer(s): Bramlett, B. / Bramlett, J. / Russell, L.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:05
      Title: Perkins Landing
      Performer(s): Warren / Winstone
      Performer(s): Warren / Winstone
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:12
      Title: Like Someone In Love
      Performer(s): Van Heusen/Burke
      Performer(s): Van Heusen/Burke
      Duration: 4:48
    • 23:28
      Title: Autobahn
      Performer(s): Hutter /Schneider /Shultz
      Performer(s): Hutter /Schneider /Shultz
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:34
      Title: Jef
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel
      Performer(s): Jacques Brel
      Album: Master série : Jacques Brel
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:38
      Title: La Messe Est Dite
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Performer(s): Pellarin, Jacques
      Duration: 2:50
    • 23:42
      Title: When We Live On The Stars
      Performer(s): Shepherd/ Benita/ Rochford
      Performer(s): Shepherd/ Benita/ Rochford
      Duration: 4:19
    • 23:46
      Title: Bamba
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Performer(s): Vieux Farka Toure/ Idan Raichel
      Duration: 6:14
    • 23:53
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:06
      Title: January's Child
      Performer(s): Tracey, Stan
      Performer(s): Tracey, Stan
      Duration: 7:21
    • 00:13
      Title: Starless And Bible Black
      Performer(s): Tracey, Stan
      Performer(s): Tracey, Stan
      Duration: 4:06
    • 00:18
      Title: A King In New York - Mandolin Serenade
      Performer(s): Chaplin, Charlie
      Performer(s): Chaplin, Charlie
      Duration: 4:02
    • 00:22
      Title: Serenade
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 4:17
    • 00:26
      Title: Alonso's Serenade
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Performer(s): Beauvais, William
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:29
      Title: Hard Times Come Again No More
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:33
      Title: Slumber My Darling
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 5:07
    • 00:38
      Title: My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Foster, Stephen
      Duration: 2:18
    • 00:40
      Title: Recuerdos De La Alhambra (1st Movement): Lagrima - Andante
      Performer(s): Tarrega
      Performer(s): Tarrega
      Duration: 2:23
    • 00:42
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Berkeley, Michael
      Performer(s): Berkeley, Michael
      Duration: 1:29
    • 00:43
      Title: Handwriting
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:46
      Title: Nostalgia
      Performer(s): Alperin, Mischa
      Performer(s): Alperin, Mischa
      Duration: 2:55
    • 00:49
      Title: If I Ruled The World
      Performer(s): Bricusse / Ornadel
      Performer(s): Bricusse / Ornadel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:54
      Title: And I Love Her
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Lennon, John/Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 4:37
    • 01:00
      Title: Adagio (Toccata, Adagio & Fugue In C Bwv564)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:02

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