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    Aug 24. On Sunday's BLUE, we'll hear from the late Henry Byrd (a.k.a. Professor Longhair), a founding father of New Orleans R'n'B; the slow movement of a Scriabin piano concerto; Leo Brouwer's "Sarabanda de Scriabin"; a sneak preview of a forthcoming ECM release by Anja Lechner (cello) and Francois Couturier (piano); the covering of a Sugarcubes song by Jackie Oates (pictured); sarod-player Soumik Datta; part of a newly made available piano sonata by Liszt; singer-songwriter Roy Harper; legendary bluesman T-Bone Walker; the Gazzana sisters, performing a Poulenc violin sonata; some endlessly playing by Sigur Rós; experienced session-man Noel Langley from his recent debut release; Myung Whun Chung's reading of "Clair de lune", which can be found on a new solo piano CD recorded for ECM; and the last of the week's songs by Debussy (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Friday 24 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    This week, we feature a father and son, singer/songwriters both: in their comparatively brief careers, Tim and Jeff Buckley made music that was equally adventurous and tasteful.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

     

    Debussy: Aug 18th - 24th

    Claude Debussy’s vast output has given us masterpieces in a variety of categories such as orchestral, piano, ballet and chamber music. This week, to honour his birthdate, we shine the spotlight on the French-born composer's vocal works with settings of texts by Verlaine, Mallarmé and Baudelaire. The Songs of Debussy – a Blue of the Night recommendation, nightly at 10...

    Blue Tunes Recommended - Leonard Bernstein: Aug 18th - 24th

    When Leonard Bernstein passed away in 1990 at the age of 72, he left a legacy that is unparalleled in American music. As a composer, conductor, pianist and educator, one critic called him “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history”.  With such a variety of material to choose from, he’s our Blue Tunes recommended artist all this week on the programme.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:12
      Title: Sonata Der Polnische Pracher - 4. Aria
      Performer(s): Meder, Johann Valentin
      Performer(s): Meder, Johann Valentin
      Duration: 3:43
    • 22:15
      Title: Tromba Lontana
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 4:34
    • 22:21
      Title: Hiberner Toujours
      Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid
      Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid
      Album: And Their Refinement of the Decline
      Duration: 2:00
    • 22:22
      Title: Liberata
      Performer(s): Acquaviva, Jean-Claude
      Performer(s): Acquaviva, Jean-Claude
      Duration: 5:38
    • 22:28
      Title: Bourree Voltige
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Performer(s): Bensusan, Pierre
      Duration: 3:20
    • 22:32
      Title: Seems Like Old Times
      Performer(s): Lombardo/ Loeb
      Performer(s): Lombardo/ Loeb
      Duration: 2:43
    • 22:35
      Title: Sentimental Lady
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 4:17
    • 22:40
      Title: Silent Night
      Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin
      Performer(s): Silvestrov, Valentin
      Duration: 4:06
    • 22:44
      Title: Assyrian Women Mourners
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Performer(s): Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
      Duration: 6:22
    • 22:51
      Title: Perazuan
      Performer(s): Spalding, Esperanza / Ortiz, Aruan
      Performer(s): Spalding, Esperanza / Ortiz, Aruan
      Duration: 3:53
    • 22:55
      Title: April's Fool
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Jack Talty/Neil O'Loghlen
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Serenade For Violin, Viola And Violoncello In D Major Op 8 - Mov
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 9:34
    • 23:14
      Title: Chase The Blues Away
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 5:28
    • 23:19
      Title: Cryin' Time
      Performer(s): Owens, Buck
      Performer(s): Owens, Buck
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:22
      Title: Boubacar
      Performer(s): Frisell, Bill
      Performer(s): Frisell, Bill
      Duration: 6:37
    • 23:29
      Title: Zendi
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Performer(s): Castaneda, Edmar
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: Precious Lord
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Trad Arr
      Duration: 4:08
    • 23:42
      Title: The Ghost
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Performer(s): Tighe, Dylan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Chiyo
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Performer(s): Buckley, Linda
      Duration: 10:10
    • 23:59
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 In G Major Bwv 1049 (3rd Movement) Pre
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:04
      Title: Sibuni Ya Nass
      Performer(s): Fakhri, Sabah
      Performer(s): Fakhri, Sabah
      Duration: 4:50
    • 00:10
      Title: Watching You Without Me
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 4:22
    • 00:14
      Title: And Dream Of Sheep
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Performer(s): Bush, Kate
      Duration: 4:52
    • 00:20
      Title: The Cloths Of Heaven
      Performer(s): Buckley, John
      Performer(s): Buckley, John
      Duration: 4:29
    • 00:24
      Title: The Wild Swans At Coole
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Performer(s): Yeats / Tobin
      Duration: 7:02
    • 00:32
      Title: A Letter To A Friend
      Performer(s): Buckley, Hugh
      Performer(s): Buckley, Hugh
      Duration: 4:30
    • 00:36
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 00:44
      Title: Cello Sonata No. 1 In D Minor, Op 109 (I) Allegro Deciso
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 5:53
    • 00:49
      Title: Whiskey Ballad
      Performer(s): Wold, Paul Martin
      Performer(s): Wold, Paul Martin
      Duration: 3:58
    • 00:51
      Title: You And Me
      Performer(s): Hussein/Mcloughlin
      Performer(s): Hussein/Mcloughlin
      Duration: 2:27
    • 00:53
      Title: Come Sunday
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Performer(s): Ellington, Duke
      Duration: 5:47

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