The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    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 -

     

    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    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...
     

    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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