The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 5. Tonight, Eamonn links a Romanian folk dance by Bartok; the late Gerry Rafferty; a new recording by Irish resident Felip Carbonell; solo piano music by Hans Otte (pictured); singer/songwriter Tori Amos; a big band arrangement of an Astor Piazzolla tune; the slow movement of a Beethoven piano concerto; Eddie Vedder, performing a John Lennon song; a little Junior Wells; orchestrated Debussy; Norma Winstone's re-invention of a melody you may know from a Pedro Almodovar movie; solo Ketil Bjornstad; music by Karl-Birger Blomdahl; Norway's Beady Belle; Alexis Korner with Davy Graham; Britten for solo guitar; a selection from a tribute album to jazz artist Horace Parlan; and Iva Bittova puts her slant on Janacek and Moravian folk (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    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 -

    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...
     

    July 6th - 12th: Trio Mediaeval "Aquilonis"

    All this week, we’ll be listening to the latest Trio Mediaeval CD. “Aquilonis” comprises Icelandic chant, early Italian sacred songs, contemporary Swedish works, 15th-century English carols and Norwegian folk melodies; and it’s the first time the singers have accompanied themselves on instruments.

     

    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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