The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    August 30. On tonight's BLUE, we'll hear King Crimson's "Matte Kudasi"; a concertino which Sergei Prokofiev did not live to finish (one that was actually completed by his friend Rostropovich, working from a piano score and the cellist's memories of conversations between the two men); a meditation by flautist Susie Hodder-Williams and gamelan-player Chris Caldwell; Gospel blues by Leo "Bud" Welch; Letka's brand of "far off country"; a new double CD on Evidence Classics that finds Dominique Vellard conducting Ensemble Gilles Binchois, but this time in the performance of his own music; Roland Hanna's "Muses For Richard Davis", as it appears on an MPS re-issue; No Crows' realisation of a Radiohead tune; the epilogue from Tarik O'Regan's Irish colloquy (see BLUE TUNES, below); singer/songwriter Francesca Baines; and sax-player Art Pepper (pictured) plays a ballad. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 19 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Hear Columbian harp player, composer and musical genius Edmar Casteneda recorded in the Triskel, Cork on 27th October during a recent Music Network tour of Ireland.

      Blue Tunes Recommended -

    August 24th - 30th: Acallam na Senórach

    Acallam na Senórach is a setting by English composer Tarik O’Regan of a 12th Century text about the Fianna warriors Caílte mac Rónán and  Oisín, nephew of legendary Fionn Mac Cumhaill. O’Regan adapted the narrative into a one hour musical setting for solo guitar and chorus which was commissioned and recorded by Chamber Choir Ireland along with guitarist Stewart French. It’s under the Blue spotlight all this week.

    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:05
      Title: Cantus Articus, Concerto For Birds And Orchestra - Swans Migrati
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Duration: 6:45
    • 22:12
      Title: In Here
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Performer(s): Difranco, Ani
      Duration: 4:31
    • 22:16
      Title: Years Of Regret
      Performer(s): Harper, Colin
      Performer(s): Harper, Colin
      Duration: 4:29
    • 22:21
      Title: Adagio In G Minor
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Duration: 9:41
    • 22:32
      Title: Don't Smoke In Bed
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Performer(s): Robison, Carson
      Duration: 5:47
    • 22:46
      Title: Song Of Hope
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Duration: 7:26
    • 22:53
      Title: Grapefruit Moon
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Performer(s): Waits, Tom
      Duration: 5:05
    • 22:59
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor Op. 18 - Movement Ii - Adagio So
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 11:13
    • 23:11
      Title: Blue Motel Room
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Performer(s): Mitchell, Joni
      Duration: 5:19
    • 23:16
      Title: Only Child
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Performer(s): Evans, Bill
      Duration: 4:07
    • 23:20
      Title: Cutting The Chord
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Performer(s): Stevenson
      Duration: 4:56
    • 23:25
      Title: Moon River
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Duration: 3:51
    • 23:36
      Title: Piece From The Year 1981
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Performer(s): Sumera, Lepo
      Duration: 7:20
    • 23:44
      Title: January Song
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Performer(s): Bragg, Billy
      Duration: 2:34
    • 23:46
      Title: Poem Of Strings
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: Find The Cost Of Freedom
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Performer(s): Stills, Stephen
      Duration: 2:16
    • 23:58
      Title: Estate
      Performer(s): Martino, Bruno
      Performer(s): Martino, Bruno
      Duration: 10:54
    • 00:10
      Title: Cantus In Memory Of Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Part, Arvo
      Duration: 6:18
    • 00:16
      Title: Nocturnes - I
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Performer(s): Skempton, Howard
      Duration: 3:42
    • 00:19
      Title: String Quartet No. 5 (I)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Parting Thoughts
      Performer(s): Mackenzie
      Performer(s): Mackenzie
      Duration: 4:12
    • 00:25
      Title: I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 6:03
    • 00:31
      Title: Amen / Fac Ut Portem
      Performer(s): Couturier / Pergolesi
      Performer(s): Couturier / Pergolesi
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: El Dia Que Me Quieras / Oblivion
      Performer(s): Gardel / Piazzolla
      Performer(s): Gardel / Piazzolla
      Duration: 8:05
    • 00:50
      Title: The Dreamer
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Performer(s): Lapthorn, Tim
      Duration: 4:34

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