The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 29 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 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    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.

     

    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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