The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    July 26. Tonight, we'll hear some of the music pianist/composer Eleni Karaindrou (pictured) provided for Giorgos Cheimonas' modern Greek adaptation of "Medea"; Ryuichi Sakamoto with - and without - David Sylvian; a new recording by jazz trumpeter Jason Palmer; another lyrical interpretation of Grieg by Javier Perianes; guitarists Kelly Joe Phelps and Marc Ribot; Irish guitarist John O'Shea; the New Blood Orchestra, performing an alternate instrumental version of Peter Gabriel's "The Nest That Sailed The Sky"; new John Metcalfe; a J.S. Bach adagio; the last 2 cuts of the week from Helen Merrill (see BLUE TUNES, below), including an Arlen/Mercer song; a Magnificat by Orlando de Lassus; and Italian guitarist Peo Alfonsi joined by vocalist Ivan Lopez. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 26 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 -

    July 20th - 26th: Helen Merrill

    Helen Merrill sang with Charlie Parker in the 1940s. Though her first album was arranged by Quincy Jones (and featured trumpeter Clifford Brown), this American artist has achieved greatest recognition while living in Europe and Japan. Hear Helen recorded with Gordon Beck, Hank Jones, Stan Getz et al, each night this week on BLUE.

    July 27th - August 3rd: Nocturnes

    They are described as a single-movement character piece usually written for solo piano. First created by Irishman John Field – forever associated with Frederic Chopin - but the list of nocturne composers is extensive. We’ll draw from that list all week – the dictionary defines them as “inspired by, or evocative of, the night”. Nocturnes - the perfect fit for The Blue Of The Night.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:01
      Title: Suede Trees
      Performer(s): Hoiby, Jasper
      Performer(s): Hoiby, Jasper
      Duration: 5:16
    • 22:06
      Title: Willie's Lady (Child 6)
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Performer(s): Trad Adapted Sir Francis James Child
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:13
      Title: Sonata For Viola And Keyboard (I) Andante
      Performer(s): Tartini, Guiseppe
      Performer(s): Tartini, Guiseppe
      Duration: 6:07
    • 22:19
      Title: Trauermusik For String Orchestra With Solo Viola
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 7:54
    • 22:28
      Title: Three
      Performer(s): Gibbs, Michael
      Performer(s): Gibbs, Michael
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:35
      Title: Frank
      Performer(s): Corbett, Bryan
      Performer(s): Corbett, Bryan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:37
      Title: Baldhead
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Performer(s): Byrd, H.R.
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:40
      Title: Meat's Too High
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Performer(s): Vinson, Eddie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:44
      Title: Hello Little Girl
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Performer(s): Not Stated
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:49
      Title: Sonate De Requiem (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Performer(s): Greif, Olivier
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:04
      Title: Morning Glory
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Performer(s): Buckley, Tim
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:07
      Title: Je N'En Connais Pas La Fin
      Performer(s): Asso / Monnot
      Performer(s): Asso / Monnot
      Duration: 5:12
    • 23:13
      Title: Live To Tell
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Performer(s): Madonna / Leonard
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:18
      Title: Love & Peace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Performer(s): Parlan, Horace
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:27
      Title: My Old Friend The Blues
      Composer: Steve Earle
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Performer(s): Earle, Steve
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:31
      Title: The Stranger Within
      Performer(s): Joseph, Bradley
      Performer(s): Joseph, Bradley
      Duration: 7:37
    • 23:39
      Title: On The Way To Exile
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:44
      Title: Woman Of Mourning
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:46
      Title: For The Sake Of A Greek's Words
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Performer(s): Karaindrou, Eleni
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:48
      Title: Oboe And Violin Concerto In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:06
    • 23:53
      Title: Cello Suite In G Minor - Iv: Sarabande
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:04
    • 23:56
      Title: Concerto For Three Violins In D Major (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 5:55
    • 00:08
      Title: Old Soldier
      Performer(s): Cohn, Marc
      Performer(s): Cohn, Marc
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:13
      Title: Big Catherine, Little Catherine
      Performer(s): Martinez, Cliff
      Performer(s): Martinez, Cliff
      Duration: 2:38
    • 00:16
      Title: Innocence
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Mike
      Performer(s): Nielsen, Mike
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:22
      Title: Homestead
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Performer(s): Parks, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:26
      Title: Suite 4 - You...
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:29
      Title: Suite 4 - Bridal Voyage
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:31
      Title: Suite 4 - Song To The Wife
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Performer(s): Tveitt, Geirr
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:33
      Title: Space Is The Place
      Performer(s): Dahl, Carsten
      Performer(s): Dahl, Carsten
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:37
      Title: Isla
      Performer(s): Abercrombie, John
      Performer(s): Abercrombie, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:44
      Title: Norma
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Performer(s): Samawatie, Cymin
      Duration: 6:38
    • 00:51
      Title: Partita For Solo Violin (3rd Movement) Lento
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Performer(s): Watkins, Huw
      Duration: 4:48
    • 00:55
      Title: The Cloud-Capp'd Towers
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 3:45

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