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 Friday 27 December 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    The Blue of the Night features the beautiful singing of the Tallis Scholars as their celebratory 40th aniversary year draws to a close

      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

    • 22:00
      Title: Travelling Song
      Performer(s): Jansch/ Mcshee/ Thompson
      Performer(s): Jansch/ Mcshee/ Thompson
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:03
      Title: Diamond Heart
      Performer(s): Nadler, Marissa
      Performer(s): Nadler, Marissa
      Duration: 4:02
    • 22:07
      Title: Slides And Polkas In The Malian Style
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Cooney
      Duration: 5:10
    • 22:12
      Title: Somebody Buy Me A Drink
      Performer(s): Brown, Oscar
      Performer(s): Brown, Oscar
      Duration: 3:22
    • 22:16
      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
    • 22:29
      Title: Kate's Journey
      Performer(s): Gilchrist, Maeve
      Performer(s): Gilchrist, Maeve
      Duration: 3:00
    • 22:32
      Title: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Plant/ Miller
      Duration: 4:27
    • 22:36
      Title: The Fox And The Leopard
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Arthur
      Performer(s): Jeffes, Arthur
      Duration: 3:16
    • 22:40
      Title: Aquarium
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:51
    • 22:43
      Title: Littoral
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Performer(s): Shannon, Stephen
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:55
      Title: Audivi Vocem A 4
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:00
      Title: Across The Universe
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:43
    • 23:03
      Title: It's Raining Today
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 4:16
    • 23:07
      Title: You Might Say
      Performer(s): Endresen, Sidsel
      Performer(s): Endresen, Sidsel
      Duration: 6:41
    • 23:20
      Title: In Here
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Duration: 4:31
    • 23:24
      Title: Ruby Tuesday
      Performer(s): Jagger/Richards
      Performer(s): Jagger/Richards
      Duration: 4:46
    • 23:30
      Title: Perception - 01
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Performer(s): Couture, Francois
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:33
      Title: Candidi Facti Sunt A 5
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis, Thomas
      Duration: 5:10
    • 23:38
      Title: After The Rain - 8. Motet (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Performer(s): Guy, Barry
      Duration: 4:09
    • 23:43
      Title: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Performer(s): Mingus, Charles
      Duration: 5:59
    • 23:55
      Title: In A Sentimental Mood
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:59
      Title: The Chase (Variations On Mussorgsky's Old Castle From Pictures A
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:04
      Title: Five Pieces In Folk Style - Ii. In F Major
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Chasse-Neige
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:14
      Title: Ave Regina Caelorum
      Performer(s): Lassus, Orlando De
      Performer(s): Lassus, Orlando De
      Duration: 4:07
    • 00:19
      Title: At The Chime Of A City Clock
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 5:00
    • 00:24
      Title: Norma
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:30
      Title: Delancey Waltz
      Performer(s): Ribot, Marc
      Performer(s): Ribot, Marc
      Duration: 3:32
    • 00:34
      Title: Los Secretos
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Performer(s): Garcia-Fons, Renaud
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:36
      Title: The Song Is You
      Performer(s): Kern & Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Kern & Hammerstein
      Album: 101 Essential Stan Getz Classics
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:41
      Title: Five Bagatelles - Ii. Lento
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:45
      Title: To Touch The Sky - V: At Castle Wood
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin / Bronte, Emily
      Performer(s): Puts, Kevin / Bronte, Emily
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:51
      Title: Nocturne No. 4
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:18
    • 00:54
      Title: After Dark
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul
      Duration: 4:11

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