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 Sunday 5 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Jazz musician/composer Milt Jackson is featured on the programme all this week. Hear his vibes-playing in the company of the MJQ, Trane, Dizzy and Monk, nightly, from 10pm.

    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

    • 22:02
      Title: Do It The Hard Way
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:06
      Title: Song For J
      Performer(s): Canniere, Andre
      Performer(s): Canniere, Andre
      Duration: 4:28
    • 22:10
      Title: Daylight
      Performer(s): Macaulay, Iain
      Performer(s): Macaulay, Iain
      Duration: 3:11
    • 22:13
      Title: Beggar's Prayer
      Performer(s): Torrini, Emiliana
      Performer(s): Torrini, Emiliana
      Duration: 3:10
    • 22:16
      Title: Skidoo
      Performer(s): Cooney, Steve
      Performer(s): Cooney, Steve
      Duration: 3:21
    • 22:19
      Title: She Is My Escape
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Performer(s): Smith, John
      Duration: 3:17
    • 22:23
      Title: Dolphin Dance
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Performer(s): Hancock, Herbie
      Duration: 9:55
    • 22:30
      Title: Partita For Double String Orchestra - Movement Iii - Intermezzo
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 4:30
    • 22:34
      Title: Two Sentimental Romances - I. Andantino In A Major
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:41
      Title: La Priere De L'Absent
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Performer(s): Youssef Dhafer
      Duration: 7:01
    • 22:48
      Title: Three Windows
      Performer(s): Lewis, John
      Performer(s): Lewis, John
      Duration: 6:59
    • 22:56
      Title: Cat And Mouse
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Performer(s): Cooder, Ry
      Duration: 5:17
    • 23:02
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 10:31
    • 23:13
      Title: How Do You Keep Playing The Music
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Performer(s): Legrand/Bergman
      Duration: 5:43
    • 23:19
      Title: Dawn
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Duration: 3:27
    • 23:22
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Trummer, Olivia
      Performer(s): Trummer, Olivia
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:25
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:30
      Title: Elyne Road
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Duration: 9:05
    • 23:39
      Title: Don't Leave Me
      Performer(s): Guy, Buddy
      Performer(s): Guy, Buddy
      Duration: 3:57
    • 23:43
      Title: Mélodies, Book 4 - I: Molto Lento Tranquilo
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:45
      Title: Sainte-Chapelle
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 8:52
    • 23:55
      Title: Willow Weep For Me
      Performer(s): Ronnell, Ann
      Performer(s): Ronnell, Ann
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:58
      Title: Short And Sweet
      Performer(s): Spalding, Esperanza
      Performer(s): Spalding, Esperanza
      Duration: 6:07
    • 00:04
      Title: Devotional 3
      Performer(s): Wilson, Ian
      Performer(s): Wilson, Ian
      Duration: 2:33
    • 00:07
      Title: Hang On To A Dream
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Performer(s): Hardin, Tim
      Duration: 2:20
    • 00:09
      Title: Wastin' Time
      Performer(s): Sexsmith, Ron
      Performer(s): Sexsmith, Ron
      Duration: 3:03
    • 00:13
      Title: Pieces In D Minor - I: Prelude
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Performer(s): Conradi, Johann Gottfried
      Duration: 3:05
    • 00:16
      Title: Ogne Pena Cciu Spietata
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:22
      Title: The First Cut Is The Deepest
      Performer(s): Stephens
      Performer(s): Stephens
      Duration: 3:51
    • 00:26
      Title: The Winner Takes It All
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Performer(s): Ulvaues / Anderson
      Duration: 4:55
    • 00:31
      Title: Alfie
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Performer(s): Bacharach, Burt/David, Hal
      Duration: 8:01
    • 00:39
      Title: Pastorale K446 In D
      Performer(s): Scarlatti / Friedman
      Performer(s): Scarlatti / Friedman
      Duration: 5:23
    • 00:44
      Title: Go, Song Of Mine
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:50
      Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano (2nd Movement) Cavatine
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:57
      Title: Golden
      Performer(s): Beal, Jeff
      Performer(s): Beal, Jeff
      Duration: 2:27

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