The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 26. This Saturday night on BLUE, we'll hear Lalo Schifrin's impressions of his own and Debussy's music; Anne Sofie von Otter duetting with Brad Mehldau; Arvo Part x 2; Billy Bragg's "Tommorow's Going To Be A Better Day"; a Bragg tune on the new solo piano CD by Elan Mehler (specifically, "Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key";  melancholy courtesy of Chet Baker (pictured) and Tim Buckley; more Talich Quartet (see BLUE TUNES, below); including a Mendelssohn fugue; a Mendelssohn piece performed on piano; plus singer/songwriters Laura Veirs and Agnes Obel;

    Eamonn's in the BLUE chair from no later than 10:10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 25 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 -

    Talich Quartet: July 21st - 27th

    Václav Talich was music director of the Czech Philharmonic from 1919 to 1939 .His nephew, Jan Talich Snr, founded the Talich Quartet in 1964. Three decades later, his son, Jan Talich Jnr, took the first violin chair in the quartet. In this, its 50th anniversary, we feature a number of Talich releases, including recent recordings of works by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Kalliwoda. Join us for Talich Quartet, each night this week on Blue.

    Picture by David Goldman

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:02
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Largo Sostenuto
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 8:29
    • 22:11
      Title: Sequoia
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Performer(s): Lund Quartet
      Album: Lund Quartet
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:16
      Title: Sightly
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Performer(s): Dunlea, Paul
      Duration: 6:17
    • 22:23
      Title: Mary
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Performer(s): Neilson, Roddy
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:26
      Title: Mother Mary
      Performer(s): Derose, Damien
      Performer(s): Derose, Damien
      Duration: 3:07
    • 22:30
      Title: Symphony No.4 In G Minor - 1. Prelude: Quasi Lento
      Performer(s): Vierne, Louis
      Performer(s): Vierne, Louis
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:45
      Title: Dance Me To The End Of Love
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard
      Duration: 5:53
    • 22:51
      Title: Foujita
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Performer(s): Johnson, Marc
      Duration: 5:50
    • 22:56
      Title: It Had To Be You
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Performer(s): Jones / Kahn
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: Pavane (Pour Une Infante Défunte)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:15
      Title: Dawn Music
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Performer(s): Cockburn, Bruce
      Duration: 4:45
    • 23:20
      Title: Waterlily /The Joy Of It
      Performer(s): Polwart, K./ Macdonald, C.
      Performer(s): Polwart, K./ Macdonald, C.
      Duration: 4:42
    • 23:24
      Title: Down Along The Dixie Line
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Performer(s): Welch / Rawlings
      Duration: 5:04
    • 23:30
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:31
    • 23:35
      Title: Birds In The High Hall Garden
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 6:45
    • 23:42
      Title: El Ritmo Me Lleva
      Performer(s): Carmona, J.A .
      Performer(s): Carmona, J.A .
      Duration: 6:07
    • 23:48
      Title: None The Wiser
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Performer(s): Wood, Chris
      Duration: 4:22
    • 23:52
      Title: Bells For Her
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Performer(s): Amos, Tori
      Duration: 5:37
    • 23:58
      Title: The Wind Make Himself
      Performer(s): Trinchera, Antonio
      Performer(s): Trinchera, Antonio
      Duration: 4:24
    • 00:08
      Title: Illuminados
      Performer(s): Lins / Martins
      Performer(s): Lins / Martins
      Duration: 4:49
    • 00:13
      Title: Silent Spaces
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Performer(s): Gustavsen, Tord
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:17
      Title: El Mestre
      Performer(s): Catalan Traditional
      Performer(s): Catalan Traditional
      Duration: 6:48
    • 00:24
      Title: Lachrimae Antiquae
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Dowland, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:30
      Title: Requiem
      Performer(s): Gilkyson, Eliza
      Performer(s): Gilkyson, Eliza
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:34
      Title: The Sea Fort
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Performer(s): Portman, Tom
      Duration: 3:28
    • 00:37
      Title: Which Will
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Performer(s): Drake, Nick
      Duration: 4:15
    • 00:41
      Title: Mélodies, Book 1 - I: Angelico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:43
      Title: Cello Sonata No.3 In A Major Op. 69 - Movement Iii - Adagio Cant
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 2:11
    • 00:45
      Title: Hymn
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Performer(s): Danielsson, Lars
      Duration: 4:21
    • 00:49
      Title: Kish
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Performer(s): Redmond, David
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:57
      Title: No. 5 In E Flat Major
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 1:45

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