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 Sunday 22 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night connects different musical landscapes - a musical journey through centuries, genres and soundscapes.

      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

    • 22:04
      Title: Sailboats
      Performer(s): Fraser, Brooke
      Performer(s): Fraser, Brooke
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:08
      Title: May You Never
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Performer(s): Martyn, John
      Duration: 3:57
    • 22:12
      Title: Jesus Gave Love Away For Free
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 3:15
    • 22:15
      Title: Sposalizio
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 7:35
    • 22:24
      Title: Notturno
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:30
      Title: Rockin' Chair
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Performer(s): Carmichael, Hoagy
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:33
      Title: Things Ain't What They Used To Be
      Performer(s): Ellington, Mercer/Persons, Ted
      Performer(s): Ellington, Mercer/Persons, Ted
      Duration: 5:08
    • 22:38
      Title: Andante Quasi Lento E Cantabile (The Coventry Carol / The First
      Performer(s): Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
      Performer(s): Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
      Duration: 8:58
    • 22:47
      Title: Askisto
      Performer(s): Pohjola, Verneri
      Performer(s): Pohjola, Verneri
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:53
      Title: Tasco De Mouraria (Tavern In Mouraria)
      Performer(s): Abreu / Veloso
      Performer(s): Abreu / Veloso
      Duration: 4:45
    • 22:59
      Title: The Firebird (Suite) - Introduction
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Pastores Dicite,Quidnam Vidistis
      Performer(s): De Morales, Christobal
      Performer(s): De Morales, Christobal
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:07
      Title: Bo
      Performer(s): Zollitsch/Hong Mi-Jen
      Performer(s): Zollitsch/Hong Mi-Jen
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:11
      Title: Boloba
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Performer(s): Kouyate, Lansine
      Duration: 3:54
    • 23:14
      Title: Down By The Flowing River
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Performer(s): Trad/Kelly
      Duration: 2:57
    • 23:17
      Title: I Feel So Smoochie
      Performer(s): Moore, P.
      Performer(s): Moore, P.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:21
      Title: White Christmas
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:26
      Title: Julia
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 4:23
    • 23:31
      Title: Track 08
      Performer(s): Cimarosa, Domenico
      Performer(s): Cimarosa, Domenico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In A (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:09
    • 23:39
      Title: Gymnopedie No.1 -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:52
    • 23:44
      Title: There Is Nothing Like Walking Home In The Snow
      Duration: 3:19
    • 23:47
      Title: Snowfall
      Performer(s): Thornhill, Claude
      Performer(s): Thornhill, Claude
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:50
      Title: The Sands Of Mexico
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Duration: 5:02
    • 23:56
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - I: Angelico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:58
      Title: Little Suite In A Minor - Praludium
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Carl
      Duration: 3:49
    • 00:04
      Title: East Of The Sun
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Performer(s): Harper, Roy
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:07
      Title: Morning Hour
      Performer(s): Held, Peter
      Performer(s): Held, Peter
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: River
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 7:51
    • 00:15
      Title: Eleanor Plunkett
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Duration: 7:05
    • 00:21
      Title: Lachrimae Antiquae
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:27
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:31
      Title: Park Avenue Petite
      Performer(s): Golson, Benny
      Performer(s): Golson, Benny
      Duration: 4:13
    • 00:35
      Title: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:39
    • 00:39
      Title: Nightporter
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Performer(s): Sylvian, David
      Duration: 7:12
    • 00:46
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:49
      Title: Littlemore Tractus (2000)
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 5:40
    • 00:56
      Title: Les Masques - Viii Andantino
      Performer(s): Perkowski, Piotr
      Performer(s): Perkowski, Piotr
      Duration: 2:18
    • 01:00
      Title: Double Concerto In C Minor Bwv 1062 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 6:48

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