The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 2. Tonight, Eamonn presents an ecstatic Art van Damme; 2 x Boccherini; The Cinematic Orchestra's "Arrival Of The Birds"; a sample from the new CD by Anoushka Shankar (pictured); nocturnes by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Scriabin, Olafur Arnalds and Pablo Held  (see BLUE TUNES, below); late career Billie Holiday; a bluesy "Please Don't Go"; the melodic ambience of UK electronica duo Digitonal; a Mendelssohn octet; new Eileen Tackney; Chet Baker with Paul Desmond; part of a Shostakovich chamber symphony; as well as Dick Gaughan and Leo Kottke. 10pm...

    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 -

    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.

    August 4th - 10th: Louis Armstrong

    Jazz music and Louis Armstrong grew up together. Both were from turn-of–the-20th-century New Orleans. An astounding an innovative soloist, “Satchmo” (short for "Satchelmouth") came to be known as a popular entertainer and an “ambassador” for jazz. Hear him nightly, in the week of the anniversary of his birth, interpreting everyone from Cole Porter to Fats Waller.

     

    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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