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 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 -

     

    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: 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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