The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    March 1.  As the month of March comes in like a lion, we wind down with a Bach variation; Iiro Rantala's "Tears For Esbjorn"; movie music by a former Estonian Minister of Culture; new releases by oud-player Anouar Brahem and the late Kenny Wheeler (pictured); Scott Joplin's "The Entertainer" performed on guitar, as well as original music by Leo Brouwer (see BLUE TUNES, below); Billy Strayhorn's "Blood Count" played on solo piano; 3 x Henry Purcell; 2 x Johnny Mandel; Argerich + Abbado + Beethoven; and a little Don McLean. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 10 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Though Alexander Scriabin died at the age of 43, he wrote much of the 20th century's finest music for piano. Hear a selection of his preludes and études each night this week.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Leo Brouwer: February 23rd - March 1st

    Guitarist Leo Brouwer has dedicated himself to the musical culture of his native Cuba all his life, pursuing the role of composer, educator and guitarist as well as activist in the Cuban Communist Party.  Celebrating his 75th birthday this week, on Blue we sample Brouwer’s extensive catalogue with his well known guitar compositions and arrangements along with his lesser known chamber works.

    Wolfgang Muthspiel: March 2nd - 8th

    Wolfgang Muthspiel is the son of a choirmaster. He has studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Berklee College of Music. In the week the Austrian guitarist/composer celebrates his 50th birthday, we air nightly selections by an artist who works in both the classical and jazz arenas.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:16
      Title: N'Teri
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Performer(s): Koite/ Habib
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:23
      Title: Spanish Flea
      Performer(s): Wechter, Julius
      Performer(s): Wechter, Julius
      Duration: 2:23
    • 22:25
      Title: One For Daddy-O
      Performer(s): Adderley, Nat
      Performer(s): Adderley, Nat
      Duration: 8:41
    • 22:35
      Title: Etude In C Sharp Minor Op. 2 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:06
    • 22:38
      Title: Violin Concerto No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:51
      Title: Father & Son
      Performer(s): Stevens, Cat
      Performer(s): Stevens, Cat
      Duration: 3:55
    • 22:55
      Title: What's New?
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Performer(s): Burke/ Haggart
      Duration: 5:15
    • 23:01
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.2 (2nd Movement) Lento Cantabile
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Performer(s): Rosenberg, Hilda
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:10
      Title: Flow
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Performer(s): Hope, David
      Duration: 2:26
    • 23:12
      Title: A Quiet Place
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Performer(s): Roach, Max
      Duration: 4:06
    • 23:16
      Title: Marz
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Performer(s): Grant, John
      Duration: 4:12
    • 23:20
      Title: Seal
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Performer(s): Smith, Tommy
      Duration: 8:51
    • 23:31
      Title: Gabriel's Oboe
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:34
    • 23:34
      Title: Deborah's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 4:37
    • 23:38
      Title: Sister Sara's Theme
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 1:42
    • 23:40
      Title: Satellite
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Performer(s): Scheinman, Jenny
      Duration: 2:11
    • 23:42
      Title: Yield Of The Bow
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Performer(s): Martin, Neil
      Duration: 4:58
    • 23:47
      Title: On A Riff
      Performer(s): Hodeir, Andre
      Performer(s): Hodeir, Andre
      Duration: 3:08
    • 23:50
      Title: Darn That Dream (Take 1)
      Performer(s): Delange/Van Heusen
      Performer(s): Delange/Van Heusen
      Duration: 5:05
    • 23:56
      Title: The White Reindeer - Ii. The Fell (Adagio)
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): Englund, Einar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:00
      Title: The First Bath
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Performer(s): Mulhy, Nico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:03
      Title: Air
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Performer(s): Montón, José Luis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:09
      Title: Some Other Time
      Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Performer(s): Bernstein/Comden/Green
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:13
      Title: If You Could Read My Mind
      Performer(s): Lightfoot, Gordon
      Performer(s): Lightfoot, Gordon
      Duration: 3:59
    • 00:18
      Title: Back To Where It Started
      Performer(s): Almedal, Anne Marie/Sillitoe,Nicholas
      Performer(s): Almedal, Anne Marie/Sillitoe,Nicholas
      Duration: 4:28
    • 00:22
      Title: On The Tale Of Bliss
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Performer(s): Viljamaa, Milla
      Duration: 4:58
    • 00:27
      Title: String Quartet In E Minor (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:40
      Title: A Time For Love
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Performer(s): Mandel / Webster
      Duration: 7:00
    • 00:47
      Title: Summer's Breath
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Performer(s): Hackett, Steve
      Duration: 1:27
    • 00:48
      Title: The Birdcage
      Performer(s): Hession, Ronán
      Performer(s): Hession, Ronán
      Duration: 5:06
    • 00:53
      Title: Nocturne In F Sharp Major Op. 5 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 2:46
    • 00:56
      Title: Quartet No.5 In D (2nd Movement) Andante Assai
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 2:11

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