The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    March 1.  As the month of March comes in like a lion, we wind down with a Bach variation; Iiro Rantala's "Tears For Esbjorn"; movie music by a former Estonian Minister of Culture; new releases by oud-player Anouar Brahem and the late Kenny Wheeler (pictured); Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer" performed on guitar, as well as original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count" played on solo piano; 3 x Henry Purcell; 2 x Johnny Mandel; Argerich + Abbado + Beethoven; and a little Don McLean. 10pm...

    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 -

    Leo Brouwer: February 23rd - March 1st

    Guitarist Leo Brouwer has dedicated himself to the musical culture of his native Cuba all his life, pursuing the role of composer, educator and guitarist as well as activist in the Cuban Communist Party.  Celebrating his 75th birthday this week, on Blue we sample Brouwer’s extensive catalogue with his well known guitar compositions and arrangements along with his lesser known chamber works.

    Wolfgang Muthspiel: March 2nd - 8th

    Wolfgang Muthspiel is the son of a choirmaster. He has studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Berklee College of Music. In the week the Austrian guitarist/composer celebrates his 50th birthday, we air nightly selections by an artist who works in both the classical and jazz arenas.

     

    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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