The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 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 -

     

    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

    • 22:16
      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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