The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Sunday's programme…

    June 27. On tonight's BLUE, pianist Antti Siirala plays a waltz by Brahms; guitarist Grant Green performs original material; Vashti Bunyan sings one of her own songs; we hear celebrated Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti with conductor Herbert von Karajan; a self-portrait by Charles Mingus (pictured); Joshua Bell "at home" with a sitar-player; Beady Belle, from a career retrospective; a new live recording of a Mendelssohn overture; and the last of the week's recordings by June Christy including her low-key reading of a Hoagy Carmichael song (see BLUE TUNES, below). 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.

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    June 22nd - 28th: June Christy

    Something cool on the BLUE this week, as we remember a singer on the 25th anniversary of her passing. June Christy (who replaced Anita O’Day in the Stan Kenton Orchestra during the mid-1950s) enjoyed considerable solo success in the following decade. A four-time Downbeat winner, she also recorded with her husband, arranger/saxophonist Bob Cooper.

    June 29th - July 5th: Iva Bittova sings Janácek

    Czech composer Leoš Janácek was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music. This week we honour his birthdate by featuring an album in which Czech singer Iva Bittova and the Skampa Quartet present a personal interpretation of Janácek’s collection of Moravian Folk Poetry in Songs. Masterful accompaniment to Bittova’s stunning vocals every night this week...
     

    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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