The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; dolo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexi Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 29 December 2013

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    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 -

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:00
      Title: Three Faces Of Lecuona - La Comparsa No. 2
      Performer(s): Lecuona, Margarita
      Performer(s): Lecuona, Margarita
      Duration: 4:07
    • 22:04
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.3 - I: Andante
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:11
      Title: Symphonic Poem No.1 - Iv: Andante Religioso
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:17
      Title: Midnight Special
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:08
    • 22:20
      Title: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:22
      Title: Farewell To The Gold
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Performer(s): Jones, Nic
      Duration: 5:33
    • 22:29
      Title: Otro Viaje
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Performer(s): López-Nussa, Harold
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:35
      Title: Nao Venhas Tarde
      Performer(s): Nazare/Nobre
      Performer(s): Nazare/Nobre
      Duration: 3:49
    • 22:47
      Title: Kismet
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Performer(s): Ffrench, Alexis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Dealin' With The Devil
      Performer(s): Mcghee, Brownie
      Performer(s): Mcghee, Brownie
      Duration: 2:59
    • 22:52
      Title: Corale
      Performer(s): Bonaventura, Daniele Di
      Performer(s): Bonaventura, Daniele Di
      Duration: 4:00
    • 22:55
      Title: Eden-1
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Performer(s): Miyake, Jun
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:01
      Title: She's A Day Later
      Performer(s): Mera, Laki
      Performer(s): Mera, Laki
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:06
      Title: Another Time, Another Place
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Performer(s): Sanborn, David
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:15
      Title: Grande Messe Des Morts - I: Requiem Et Kyrie
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): Berlioz, Hector
      Duration: 12:29
    • 23:29
      Title: Abballu
      Performer(s): Casu, N.
      Performer(s): Casu, N.
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:34
      Title: The Armada Song
      Performer(s): Vertigo Smyth
      Performer(s): Vertigo Smyth
      Duration: 3:40
    • 23:37
      Title: Impromptu
      Performer(s): Burton, G./Swallow, S.
      Performer(s): Burton, G./Swallow, S.
      Duration: 2:44
    • 23:40
      Title: Calling You (From The Film Bagdad Cafe )
      Performer(s): Telson
      Performer(s): Telson
      Duration: 6:59
    • 23:47
      Title: It's Time
      Performer(s): Elias, Eliane
      Performer(s): Elias, Eliane
      Duration: 6:05
    • 23:53
      Title: Chromhorne En Taille
      Performer(s): Jullien, Gilles
      Performer(s): Jullien, Gilles
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:57
      Title: Salve Regina
      Performer(s): Lassus, Orlando De
      Performer(s): Lassus, Orlando De
      Duration: 4:12
    • 00:02
      Title: War
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:05
      Title: After All
      Performer(s): Strayhorn / Ellington
      Performer(s): Strayhorn / Ellington
      Duration: 4:03
    • 00:09
      Title: Something To Live For
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Performer(s): Strayhorn, Billy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Fantasia (21)
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Performer(s): Da Milano, Francesco
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: This Marriage
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 2:36
    • 00:24
      Title: A Port
      Performer(s): Straloch Ms
      Performer(s): Straloch Ms
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Quiet Steps
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Performer(s): Lindgren, Lasse
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:31
      Title: Soon After Christmas
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Performer(s): Nordenstam, Stina
      Duration: 7:04
    • 00:39
      Title: Where Or When
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:42
      Title: When Your Lover Has Gone
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Performer(s): Swan, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:47
      Title: Don't Explain
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Performer(s): Holiday / Herzog
      Duration: 5:50
    • 00:54
      Title: Ave Maria For Double Choir
      Performer(s): Victoria, Tomas Luis De
      Performer(s): Victoria, Tomas Luis De
      Duration: 5:03

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