The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme...

    Sept 21. Tonight, Eamonn links 2 x Mendelssohn; 3 x Brad Mehldau; birthday boy Leonard Cohen (pictured); one of five melodies by Sergei Prokofiev; Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fiddle-player with The Gloaming) and Dan Trueman (Professor of Music at Princeton University), from the forthcoming "Laghdú"; Chet Baker, bemoaning the disappearance of "The Thrill"; Catriona McKay, Chris Stout and Séamus Begley (the trio are currently on an Irish tour); part of Schumann's cello concerto; the late Kenny Wheeler, a jazz trumpeter from Canada who spent most of his career in the UK;  multi-instrumentalist Jacquelyn Hynes; classical guitarist Stefano Grondona; and the last of the week's recordings by the Dankworths (see BLUE TUNES, below), including one by Jacqui Dankworth. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 11 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 -

    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

    Anja Lechner/Francois Couturier - "Moderato cantabile": Sept  22nd - 28th

    For many years, classically-trained cellist Anja Lechner and jazz pianist Francois Couturier collaborated in the Tarkovsky Quartet. This month, the pair released new arrangements of works by Federico Mompou, G.I. Gurdjieff and Komitas. Hear selections from “Moderato cantabile” each night this week.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:58
      Title: My Favorite Things
      Performer(s): Rodgers & Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Rodgers & Hammerstein
      Album: A Few Of My Favorite Things
      Duration: 4:13
    • 23:21
      Title: Only Safe Landings
      Performer(s): Halves
      Performer(s): Halves
      Album: It Goes, It Goes (Forever & Ever)
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:27
      Title: Do For The Others
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 3:07
    • 23:31
      Title: Grand Street
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Performer(s): Rollins, Sonny
      Duration: 6:10
    • 23:37
      Title: Boy Child
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Performer(s): Engel, Noel Scott
      Duration: 3:53
    • 23:41
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In E Minor (2nd Movement) Andantino
      Performer(s): Von Koch, Sigurd
      Performer(s): Von Koch, Sigurd
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:51
      Title: Leaving Eden
      Performer(s): Dossett, L.
      Performer(s): Dossett, L.
      Duration: 4:51
    • 23:56
      Title: Movin' On
      Performer(s): Klugh, Earl
      Performer(s): Klugh, Earl
      Duration: 5:18
    • 00:01
      Title: Boston
      Performer(s): Flannery, Mick
      Performer(s): Flannery, Mick
      Duration: 3:34
    • 00:09
      Title: Before The Icons (5th Movement) Prayer
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 3:13
    • 00:16
      Title: Mu Suda, Arka Ules (Awake My Heart And Sing)
      Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung
      Performer(s): Traditional / Hornung
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:19
      Title: Chant From A Holy Book
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 5:27
    • 00:25
      Title: Peace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Performer(s): Silver, Horace
      Duration: 7:19
    • 00:31
      Title: Prelude To A Kiss
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:38
      Title: Fugue In Eb Major
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:17
    • 00:44
      Title: Duet No.6 In B Flat Major - Andante
      Performer(s): Nardini, Pietro
      Performer(s): Nardini, Pietro
      Duration: 4:09
    • 00:48
      Title: Because
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 3:25
    • 00:50
      Title: Round Midnight
      Performer(s): Monk / Williams / Hanighen
      Performer(s): Monk / Williams / Hanighen
      Duration: 7:31

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