The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    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 2 February 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Monteverdi's musical style marked a transition from Renaissance to Baroque. Hear his motets, madrigals and vespers all this week on Blue.

      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: Sometimes I'M Happy
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Performer(s): Youmans / Caesar / Grey
      Duration: 5:39
    • 22:11
      Title: Life Is Too Short
      Performer(s): Simon, Freddie
      Performer(s): Simon, Freddie
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:18
      Title: The Old Refrain
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 5:14
    • 22:28
      Title: Miserere Mei Deus
      Performer(s): Allegri, Gregorio
      Performer(s): Allegri, Gregorio
      Duration: 5:22
    • 22:34
      Title: Sugar To Sea Lion
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.
      Duration: 4:48
    • 22:39
      Title: The Flower Song
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Performer(s): Goldings, Larry
      Duration: 2:32
    • 22:42
      Title: Minotaur's Song
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Performer(s): Williamson, Robin
      Duration: 3:32
    • 22:45
      Title: The Soul Of Carmen Miranda
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Performer(s): Cale / Eno
      Duration: 3:39
    • 22:48
      Title: In Ma Ain Country
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Sadeina Eddi Reader/Angus Aird
      Duration: 3:42
    • 22:53
      Title: Part One: Requiem - Lux Aeterna
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Performer(s): Preisner, Zbigniew
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:54
      Title: Heavenly Maiden And Fisherman - I. Introduction
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 22:56
      Title: Heavenly Maiden And Fisherman - Vi: The Heavenly Maiden's Dance
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Performer(s): Hashimoto, Qunihico
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:02
      Title: No.1 (Andantino) Two Sentimental Romances For Violin And Orchest
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Duration: 5:48
    • 23:08
      Title: Un Grand Sommeil Noir
      Performer(s): Varese, Edgarde
      Performer(s): Varese, Edgarde
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:11
      Title: That's My Home
      Performer(s): Rene, O./Rene, L.
      Performer(s): Rene, O./Rene, L.
      Duration: 3:20
    • 23:14
      Title: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:19
      Title: Let It Be
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): Mccartney, Paul
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:25
      Title: Whisper Of The Western Land
      Performer(s): Traditional Mandarin
      Performer(s): Traditional Mandarin
      Duration: 2:47
    • 23:27
      Title: Suite No.1 - Iii: Nocturne
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:34
      Title: Valse Tres Lente
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:40
      Title: Our Love Is Easy
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Performer(s): Gardot / Harris
      Duration: 5:44
    • 23:45
      Title: Honest I Do
      Composer: John Scofield
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Performer(s): Scofield, John
      Album: 0602527144504
      Duration: 4:34
    • 23:54
      Title: Seobá Mo Leanbh (Shush My Baby)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary
      Performer(s): Trad Arr O'Leary
      Duration: 3:45
    • 23:56
      Title: Piano Sonata No.3 In Bb Minor (2nd Movement) Non Allegro, Lento
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:08
      Title: Domine, Ne In Furore
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 4:19
    • 00:09
      Title: Sonata No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:12
      Title: Missy
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Performer(s): Punch Brothers
      Album: Antifogmatic
      Duration: 4:08
    • 00:17
      Title: Chanson Des Vieux Amants
      Performer(s): Brel / Jouannest
      Performer(s): Brel / Jouannest
      Duration: 3:45
    • 00:21
      Title: Ne Me Quitte Pas
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Performer(s): Brel, Jacques
      Duration: 13:29
    • 00:42
      Title: You Go To My Head
      Performer(s): Coots & Gillespie
      Performer(s): Coots & Gillespie
      Album: 49 Essential Stan Getz Classics, Vol. 1
      Duration: 4:34
    • 00:46
      Title: Evensong: Haapsalu
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Performer(s): Fripp, Robert
      Duration: 11:28
    • 00:57
      Title: Benedictus
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 1:49

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