The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Nov 23.  Tonight, we hear a new recording of Saint-Saens' "La muse et le poete"; Stanley Clarke, recorded live in Japan with Chick Corea; 3 x Lennon McCartney; part of a mass by Guillaume Dufay; solo Abdullah Ibrahim; Babe Kyro (or Karo) Lemon Turner sings about "Black Ace"; Claudia Schwab plays the violin; also coming our way, the last selection of the week from Anouar Brahem (see BLUE TUNES, below), specifically a track from the CD "The Astounding Eyes Of Rita"; Eddie Vedder, on ukelele; the slow movement of a string quartet by Smetana; and Matt Dennis, bemoaning the sale of a cottage. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 8 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 -

     

    Anouar Brahem: November 17th - 23rd

    Tunisian oud-player Anouar Brahem has over the years created his own delicate sound – deeply rooted in Arabic classical and folk music yet infused with contemporary jazz sensibilities. His music is the real example of fusion – a troubadour of world music; Brahem’s extensive catalogue on ECM Records is our Blue Tunes focus all this week.
     
     

    Teddy Wilson: November 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue.
     
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: En Bateau
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 4:12
    • 22:08
      Title: Songs Of Sea And Sky (4th Movement) Mission Hymn
      Performer(s): Sculthorpe, Peter
      Performer(s): Sculthorpe, Peter
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:12
      Title: The Long And Winding Road
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 4:19
    • 22:16
      Title: That Mellow Feeling
      Performer(s): Mance, Junior
      Performer(s): Mance, Junior
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Seebouni Ya Nas
      Performer(s): Trad Arabic
      Performer(s): Trad Arabic
      Duration: 3:35
    • 22:25
      Title: Kjetto Sat I Veven/Paluu
      Performer(s): Trad/Syrja
      Performer(s): Trad/Syrja
      Duration: 3:38
    • 22:30
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: Poor Boy
      Performer(s): Burnett, Chester
      Performer(s): Burnett, Chester
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:44
      Title: Honky Tonk Train Blues
      Performer(s): Lux Lewis, Meade
      Performer(s): Lux Lewis, Meade
      Duration: 4:13
    • 22:48
      Title: Epistrophy
      Performer(s): Monk / Jackson
      Performer(s): Monk / Jackson
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:52
      Title: Shamrock Shore
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:55
      Title: Down To The River To Pray
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:10
    • 22:58
      Title: Butterfly's Day Out
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Mark
      Performer(s): O'Connor, Mark
      Duration: 5:01
    • 23:04
      Title: Cello Sonata No. 2 In F Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Affetuoso
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 6:48
    • 23:10
      Title: Messe De Requiem - I. Requiem
      Performer(s): Campra, Andre
      Performer(s): Campra, Andre
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:17
      Title: I Used To Be Your Sweet Mama
      Performer(s): Miller/Longshaw
      Performer(s): Miller/Longshaw
      Duration: 3:09
    • 23:20
      Title: Goodnight Irene
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Performer(s): Ledbetter, Huddie
      Duration: 4:29
    • 23:24
      Title: Song Of Love
      Performer(s): Taylor, Mike
      Performer(s): Taylor, Mike
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:30
      Title: When The Boat Comes In
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:35
      Title: Satisfied Mind
      Performer(s): Buckley, Jeff
      Performer(s): Buckley, Jeff
      Duration: 6:13
    • 23:42
      Title: An Die Musik D547
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:28
    • 23:45
      Title: Der Tod Und Das M?Dchen D531
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:18
    • 23:48
      Title: Ave Maria, "Ellens Gesang 111", D839
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:50
    • 23:55
      Title: Change
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft, Bugge
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft, Bugge
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:01
      Title: Piano
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft
      Performer(s): Wesseltoft
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:05
      Title: String Quartet In Eb Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: I Get Along Without You Very Well
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 5:11
    • 00:24
      Title: La Mesha
      Performer(s): Bricusse / Ornadel
      Performer(s): Bricusse / Ornadel
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:31
      Title: White Swans
      Performer(s): Yue, Guo
      Performer(s): Yue, Guo
      Duration: 2:53
    • 00:34
      Title: This Woman's Work
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 6:44
    • 00:41
      Title: Suite No.2 In D Minor - Courante
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:43
      Title: Berceuse De Noel
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 5:39
    • 00:49
      Title: Try Your Wings
      Performer(s): Barr/Mcgregor
      Performer(s): Barr/Mcgregor
      Duration: 3:41
    • 00:53
      Title: Naima
      Performer(s): Coltrane, John
      Performer(s): Coltrane, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 01:00
      Title: St Matthew Passion - Erbarme Dich
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 6:48

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