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 Saturday 14 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Waterson:Carthy - the first family of English folk are under the spotlight collectively and individually plus some of their seasonal tunes

      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

    • 22:01
      Title: I Want A Bow-Legged Woman
      Performer(s): Jackson, Bull Moose
      Performer(s): Jackson, Bull Moose
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:04
      Title: God Don't Never Change
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:14
    • 22:07
      Title: My Baby Upsets Me
      Performer(s): Williams, Joe
      Performer(s): Williams, Joe
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:10
      Title: Silent Night (Inst)
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Duration: 0:59
    • 22:11
      Title: Nuud Hingvad Inimesed (Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:16
      Title: Mr Tambourine Man
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 4:39
    • 22:21
      Title: Blowin' In The Wind
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Performer(s): Dylan, Bob
      Duration: 2:53
    • 22:24
      Title: Tomorrow's Going To Be A Better Day
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:27
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - I: Angelico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:30
      Title: Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra - Andantino E Andante - Cadenza
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 7:48
    • 22:38
      Title: Fine And Mellow
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Performer(s): Holiday, Billie
      Duration: 6:40
    • 22:44
      Title: A Child Is Born
      Performer(s): Jones, Thad
      Performer(s): Jones, Thad
      Duration: 2:52
    • 22:48
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In G Minor (1st Movement) Andante Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:33
    • 23:07
      Title: Sugar Mountain
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Performer(s): Young, Neil
      Duration: 5:56
    • 23:17
      Title: Fundi Mea Vindi
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Performer(s): Mishenko, Misha
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: I Dream Of Spring
      Performer(s): Lang / Pitch
      Performer(s): Lang / Pitch
      Duration: 4:17
    • 23:26
      Title: Kidney Stew Blues
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Duration: 3:16
    • 23:29
      Title: Blues Mood
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Performer(s): Clarke, Kenny
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:36
      Title: Chamber Music
      Performer(s): Sissoko/Segal
      Performer(s): Sissoko/Segal
      Duration: 5:41
    • 23:41
      Title: L'Amor
      Performer(s): Savall, Arianna
      Performer(s): Savall, Arianna
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:46
      Title: Penselstrok
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Performer(s): Johansen / Moe
      Duration: 5:34
    • 23:52
      Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
      Performer(s): Martin/Blane
      Performer(s): Martin/Blane
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:56
      Title: I Hear A Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Performer(s): Fargos / Baker / Gasparre
      Duration: 2:47
    • 00:00
      Title: Symphony No.1 "Titan" (3rd Movement) Feierlich Und Gemessen
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 10:52
    • 00:11
      Title: Same Old Man
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:00
    • 00:13
      Title: The Mountainy Man
      Performer(s): Reidy, Tony
      Performer(s): Reidy, Tony
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:18
      Title: Treasures
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve
      Performer(s): Seasick Steve
      Album: You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
      Duration: 4:05
    • 00:22
      Title: Semper Dowland Semper Dolens
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:28
      Title: Follow, Follow
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Performer(s): Runswick, Daryl
      Duration: 4:37
    • 00:33
      Title: Dunlavin Green
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:38
      Title: Father Time
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Performer(s): Towner, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 4:23
    • 00:47
      Title: The Mermaid
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Martin Carthy
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Martin Carthy
      Duration: 2:36
    • 00:50
      Title: At First She Starts
      Duration: 3:02
    • 00:52
      Title: On Christmas Day It Happened So
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Carthy, E/Carthy M/ Van Eyken, T
      Duration: 5:05

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