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 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 -

    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

    • 22:00
      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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